Tasman Bay Guardians

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”

Waitangi Day Rubbish Ambassador

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

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”

Hauora Moana at Reotahi Marine Reserve

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”

Tipaka Moana – The Hauraki Gulf Oceans Lab

“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”