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”
“Nothing for Mother nature without Mother Nature.” Four days, 28 incredible people and a journey of spiritual enlightenment! Wow! We are very blessed to be a part of this incredible group on Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf. We shared our Hauora Moana Community Monitoring Initiative with the group – plunging into 17C water toContinue reading “Tipaka Moana – The Hauraki Gulf Oceans Lab”
We were thrilled to be able to present at the 2019 World Whale Conference in Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia. Hosted by The World Cetacean Alliance and Fraser Coast Tourism, the conference brought together cetacean scientists, conservationists and whale tourism operators from all over the world to share their knowledge and passion for our cetaceanContinue reading “World Whale Conference”
For the very 1st time in Aotearoa NZ, 10 willing participants journeyed through the 4.6 billion years of our planet’s history to the present day, learning about key evolutionary events as they walked round the Hatea Loop in Whangarei on 25th September. The Hatea Loop is the perfect length with 1m being equal to 1Continue reading “Deep Time Walk”
7 – 12th October 2019, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia. Hosted by Fraser Coast Tourism and Events and the World Cetacean Alliance https://www.worldwhaleconference.com/ We’re very excited to have been invited to be present at this conference next month! Glenn is speaking on Tuesday 8th under the title: Diving Deeper into our Relationship with Whales and their OceanContinue reading “2019 World Whale Conference ‘Journeys that Inspire Change’”
“Plastics, like diamonds, are forever! Every piece of plastic ever produced still exists.” The Tutukaka Marina SeaBin was officially launched on 29th April 2019 and has been busily collecting floating debris and surface fuel oil ever since. The bin is regularly emptied by volunteers who sort the debris, collate the results and send the dataContinue reading “The Tutukaka Marina SeaBin”
NZAEE Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana 2019 Saturday 2nd to Sunday 10th March 2019. “Tiakina o Tatou Moana – Care for our Seas”. http://www.seaweek.org.nz/ Seaweek is New Zealand’s annual national week about the sea and is hosted by the NZ Association for Environmental Education (NZAEE). Focused on learning from the sea, it’s designed to inspire allContinue reading “In Celebration of Sharks”