For the 2nd year running Huanui College, Glenbervie has sorting the SeaBin on their timetable of Thursday afternoon optional activities. This term we have Aston Plunkett, Zef Brooks and Charley Welford continuing the College’s support of the Seabin. The Seabin was officially opened in April 2019 by Pippa Benton and other Huanui College students whoContinue reading “Huanui College SeaBin Sorters”
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This article was written by Mike Pigneguy for Professional Skipper Magazine Jan Feb 2023.
Regenerating the kelp forests of Tutukaka Harbour
Project Update 28-12-22 Community response to the Tutukaka Harbour Kelp Restoration Project has been amazing! Following the public hui on Sunday 11th Dec donations started coming in. We are absolutely blown away by your generous support and really heartened by all the offers of help with the project. As a result, the site preparation hasContinue reading “Regenerating the kelp forests of Tutukaka Harbour”
SeaBin back in Action!
The SeaBin is back in Action! Roger in the Tutukaka Marina Office has done an incredible job replacing the motor, prop-speeding the whole bin and giving it a thorough clean! A volunteer group of Huanui College Students, Glenbervie, will be sorting the rubbish every Thursday afternoon during Term 3. Their involvement forms the Community ServiceContinue reading “SeaBin back in Action!”
Te Wairua o te Moananui – Ocean Spirit, The Wairepo Moemoea Project wishes to thank WWF Community Conservation Fund and the Tindall Foundation for assistance with planning for The Wairepo Moemoeaa wetland regeneration project. The project involves creating an ecological link between wetlands and marina habitats in the Tutukaka Harbour with the ultimate aim ofContinue reading “THANK YOU!”
SeaBin Shed Donated
has very kindly donated a shed for the SeaBin! Thank you so much NorthlandWaste for your generous donation. After 3 years of operation in the Tutukaka Marina, the SeaBin has finally got its own shed! The SeaBin was officially ‘opened’ by Pippa Benton who was a student at Huanui College, Glenbervie, on 29 April 2019.Continue reading “SeaBin Shed Donated”
Praise the Whale!
Matt Harvey of Totnes, Devon, UK is a very talented and highly entertaining word-crafting poet whose poems can transform the way you see the world and have you giggling out loud! In this poem he captures the work of the whale in supporting the life processes of Gaia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDx4MHAiJNw
The Tutukaka Marina SeaBin continues to do its job removing rubbish from the marina. Huanui College in Glenbervie has included an option to join the SeaBin sort in their weekly timetable under Thursday activities! Which is fantastic. An enthusiastic team has been coming out regularly to sort the contents of the bin and then recordContinue reading “SeaBin Update”
Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award
Ngunguru Primary School is a Finalist in the 2021 Environmental and Sustainability Education section of the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards!! We’re sharing this because of the recognition Ocean Spirit got from their Environmental Education teacher, Heidi Kappely: “Kia ora Glenn and Janey, I wanted to share our wonderful news with you since your HauoraContinue reading “Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award”
An Ocean Life!
Learning From not About the Ocean Mena kei te hauora te moana ka pera ano te hauora o te iwi.If the Ocean is healthy so too will the people be healthy. Our next talk will be to Mt Maunganui Underwater Club on Thursday 3rd June. It is one of the largest and oldest dive clubsContinue reading “An Ocean Life!”