Regenerating the kelp forests of Tutukaka Harbour: A Community-based Collaborative Regeneration and Reseach Project Update 13-12-2022 First kelplings “planted” at Philip Island We had a great turnout on the morning of Sunday 11th Dec for the first of our kelp regeneration “plant outs”. Of course, we don’t actually plant the kelp in the sand, butContinue reading “Te Whanga Hauora o Tutukaka”
A Community-based, Collaborative Regeneration and Research Project We are excited to announce the launch of the Tutukaka Harbour Kelp regeneration project. Click here to learn more and support this project. The aim of this project is to support the kaitiakitanga of mana whenua/mana moana in restoring the mauri of the harbour by “re-seeding” denuded areas of theContinue reading “Restoring the kelp forests of Tutukaka Harbour. “
The SeaBin has a flash revolving composting bin sponsored by Huanui College, Glenbervie! It’s quite a complicated 22 step process to put the bin together, but the team from Huanui College are having great fun sussing it all out! The bin collects biomass blown off the land as well as marine biomass floating in theContinue reading “Composting Bin!”
Here is a link to a PDF of the Power Point presentation “We Are Water: Beyond Water as Resource”. We really enjoyed our talk at Whangarei public Library, especially the lively and insightful Q&A session at the end. . Glenn is busy editing the video presentation and we will post it as soon as he’sContinue reading “We Are Water”
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!!