We’ve had to turn the Tutukaka Marina SeaBin off during this time of uncertainty. When we did the last sort on Sunday 22nd March it was rather full!! We are staying home during our ‘lockdown’ or rāhui ( a temporary ritual prohibition) which is what we prefer to call it, and getting lots of projectsContinue reading “SeaBin turned off”
We’ve been invited to present at an evening of Marine Kaitiakitanga in Nelson! Check out the poster below. Then on Friday 27th (our wedding anniversary!!) we’ll be running a Hauora Moana Community Monitoring training at Tonga Island Marine Reserve and comparing it with a survey outside the reserve! Very exciting… more on this when we’reContinue reading “Tasman Bay Guardians”
Professional Skipper Magazine March April 2020
Dive Pacific Magazine, February 2020 issue, features our work in a fabulous double page spread – check it out online here by turning to pages 28-29 on your screen.
Here’s the link to last Sunday’s episode of Fish of The Day with Clarke Gayford featuring our Hauora Moana Community Monitoring programme with Ngunguru School: Fish of the Day episode 10 And if you don’t want the preamble then go to 3 mins 39 secs in….! Unfortunately you have to sit through the ads though…
Another successful Waitangi Day as a rubbish ambassador with EcoSolutions! A dedicated team of volunteers guided the crowd into throwing their waste into these 3 bins – compost, recycling and rubbish. The compost bin was the winner! The majority of food and drink containers were compostable and will be turned into lovely soil by WaipapaContinue reading “Waitangi Day Rubbish Ambassador”
Tutukaka Twilight Markets has gifted the Trust a stall on the Tutukaka Green for their Saturday afternoon markets. Come and see what the SeaBin has collected; check out Glenn’s books for sale – The Ocean is Alive, Poor Knights Wonderland, Humpback Whales of the South West Pacific – we also have only 2 canvas printsContinue reading “Tutukaka Twilight Markets”
The Trust was fortunate to have a stall at the Matapouri Gala day on 2 Jan and we met some lovely people who care about the health of the Ocean. It was particularly inspiring to meet enthusiastic youngsters who are translating their passionate caring into action. We had the rubbish collected by the Tutukaka MarinaContinue reading “Matapouri Gala Day”
Yr 6 at Ngunguru School on the Tutukaka Coast have just completed their final Hauroa Moana survey of the Red Rocks for this year. It was a really fun day and the conditions were perfect. A big thank you to all the kids for their enthusiasm and and their teachers who make this mahi possible.
Glenn was invited by Northland Regional Council (NRC) to present Ocean Spirit’s Hauora Moana Community Monitoring Initiative at the Motukaroro Reotahi Marine Reserve in Whangarei Harbour this week. It was a really beautiful day and the qualitative survey technique was very well received by the participants who included: North Tec’s Environmental Management Diploma and AppliedContinue reading “Hauora Moana at Reotahi Marine Reserve”