During Aotearoa New Zealand Conservation Week we will be presenting this talk at the Whangarei Library. Come and join us if you can for a ‘watery journey’ spanning the Universe and exploring the evolutionary story of water that is the reason for Life on Earth – the fundamental role water plays in our very existence..
Glenn is on the Regenerative Cultures panel at this online event – check it out! We Are Water We Are One Saturday 25th and Sunday 25th July.A really interesting organisation whose values and philosophies align with Ocean Spirit’s.The event was : “Born as a call for unity to bring you messages of the Water andContinue reading ““We are Water We are One””
Here is an article from NewsRoom reporter, Farah Hancock, about the proposed move of Ports of Auckland to Whangarei. Glenn was interviewed along with Orca researcher, Ingrid Visser and Rochelle Constantine from Auckland University. Conservation advocates worry rerouting some of Ports of Auckland ships to Whangārei’s Northport might come at a cost to the harbour’sContinue reading “Ecological concerns over North Port expansion in Whangarei Harbour”
On 12th June Te Wairua O Te Moananui-Ocean Spirit Trust conducted a Hauora Moana survey at Te Wai O Taniwha/Mermaid Pools to check on the recovery of the pools under the Rahui, put in place by Te whanau a Rangiwhakaahu on May 1st 2019. You can read our report here.
What does the Ocean mean to you? For us at the Trust she is a Living Being – the cradle of our existence, the heart of our blue home – deserving of our respect and gratitude. We paid our respects with a gift of a nikau waka filled with flowers!
For those of you who couldn’t make the Ocean Race Summit on Wed 27th / Thurs 28th – Use this link to get direct access to the individual sessions of the Summit – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWO8hWaPuxmplfE5MGFSEwqM6ewKxXxJUGlenn’s contribution is found on videos nos 11 and 24.. Enjoy!!
Ocean Spirit is extremely excited to announce that Glenn is a panellist in the Ocean Race Summit, streaming Live from The Hague on 27 May 2020, 14:00 – 18:15 (Central European Summer Time https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html). The Ocean Race Summits bring together leaders, top experts and other change-makers to share solutions and winning strategies to accelerate theContinue reading “The Ocean Race Summit”
We’re very excited to announce the showing of our Hauora Moana monitoring work with Ngunguru Primary School on Clarke Gayford’s TV show – ‘Fish of the Day’. Screening at 5.30pm on New Zealand’s TV3, Sunday 16th Feb. Filmed last spring on the Tutukaka Coast – featuring Ngunguru School Yr6 students monitoring the health of theContinue reading “TV Stars!!”
The Mermaid Pools at Matapouri have become a huge hit with visitors to the Tutukaka Coast. Over the summer 1000s of people have visited the pools to swim and take in the scenery. But can the pools cope with this amount of “loving”? We investigate the current state of the pools and talk about howContinue reading “Mermaid Pools in Crisis”
In the last week of November we had our last in-water session with yr 6 at Ngunguru School. We feel privileged to have had this year group who have enthusiastically embraced the Hauora Moana monitoring of the Ngunguru Estuary outside their school. Again it was surprisingly warm and we got carried along by the incomingContinue reading “Hauora Moana Monitoring with Ngunguru School”