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We are devastated to learn of the passing of Dr Roger Grace, marine biologist, conservationist, photographer, mentor to many and an inspiration to everyone he met. A quiet, determined & lovely man who dedicated his life to protecting our oceans & campaigning for no take marine reserves. Roger was a good friend of Seaweek and did many talks & events for us over the last 10 years as well as donating many of his stunning images for us to use - like this one that featured on our 2014 poster. We will miss you very much Roger, it was always a pleasure to spend time with you, rest in peace. It would be fantastic if we could finally have a national network of marine reserves to be proud of as a tribute to your lifetime's work. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tī Kōuka class of Waiheke Primary School

Tī Kōuka class of Waiheke Primary School

Voting for the Seaweek 2019 Senior Ocean Champion competition is now open until midnight Friday 1 March 2019. 
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Tī Kōuka is a year 4-5 class at Waiheke Primary. We really enjoy our enviro inquiries (especially when they are animal related) and getting outdoors. After discussions of many marine problems, our class inquired into the problem of coral bleaching because it was the one we knew the least about.
Junior Ocean Challenge name: Tī Kōuka Young Scientists Investigate Coral Bleaching
Challenge description: First, educating more people about the problem of coral bleaching and how bad the problem is. Our top 3 wishes are to create a marine protected area, natural sunscreen and environmentally friendly boats.
More information on how we will achieve our challenge is in our presentation here: http://www.waiheke.school.nz/web/entries.php?cat=59499&sid=164969068&catname=Class%20blogs&schoolid=11685
Voting for the Seaweek 2019 Senior Ocean Champion competition is now open until midnight Friday 1 March 2019. 
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3 weeks ago

Sea Week

We are devastated to learn of the passing of Dr Roger Grace, marine biologist, conservationist, photographer, mentor to many and an inspiration to everyone he met. A quiet, determined & lovely man who dedicated his life to protecting our oceans & campaigning for no take marine reserves. Roger was a good friend of Seaweek and did many talks & events for us over the last 10 years as well as donating many of his stunning images for us to use - like this one that featured on our 2014 poster. We will miss you very much Roger, it was always a pleasure to spend time with you, rest in peace. It would be fantastic if we could finally have a national network of marine reserves to be proud of as a tribute to your lifetime's work. ... See MoreSee Less

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