Vote for this year’s Ocean Champion by selecting the Ocean Challenge that you think contributes the most to our marine environment! The Ocean Challenge winner will receive a prize package equivalent to $500 to support their work sponsored by the New Zealand Coastal Society and there will be spot prizes for the Junior Challenge winners.

Voting will open on the Monday the 10th of February and close on the 24th of February 2020.

The Ocean Champion Awards will be presented in conjunction with the Bill Ballentine memorial lecture during Seaweek (date TBC). Champions will all announced during Seaweek and featured on the Seaweek website and/or social media channels.




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What does it take to be an Ocean Champion? This year’s Ocean Champion competition requires entrants to undertake a specific Ocean Challenge to help solve a problem in the marine environment. If you or a group have an Ocean Challenge that you would like to undertake you could be our Ocean Champion 2020. Junior entrants… Read More

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If you are based in Marlborough think about attending the Z Energy and Tasman Bay Guardians Community Guided Snorkel Day at South Bay Kaikoura!

Bring your own or get FREE hire of all snorkel gear. For more information or postponements check out the EMR Nelson Facebook Page!

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