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Celebrate Seaweek – Cable Bay Community Snorkel Day – 2nd March 2019

Celebrate Seaweek with us!  Tasman Bay Guardians

Experience the marine life beneath the surface of Cable Bay close to the Horoirangi Marine Reserve. All snorkel gear and snorkel guides provided free. For 5 year olds and above. No snorkel experience necessary. 15 year olds and under must be accompanied by an adult at the beach. Arrive and register anytime between 9.00am and 12.00pm. Donations welcomed. Hosted by Experiencing Marine Reserves.
A Sea Week celebration with a range of other marine activities and information including marine biosecurity, beach clean up, Marine Metre Squared and rock pool exploration. Children can earn DOC Kiwi Guardians medals; Citizen Scientist and Become a Water Champion. Find out more about Kiwi Guardians and claim medals at https://www.doc.govt.nz/par…

9.00am Snorkel registrations open
10.30 Beach clean up
11.30 Rock pool exploration and Marine Metre Squared
12.00pm Snorkel registrations close.

Sponsored by Port Nelson and Department of Conservation.

Supported by Tasman Bay Guardians, Cawthron Institute, NZ Marine Studies Centre, Forest and Bird and Whenua Iti Outdoors.

Check for updates and postponement on the EMR Nelson fb page.

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Seaweek Kaupapa Moana 2019 “Tiakina o Tatou Moana – Care for our Seas” 2 – 10 March 2019

About Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana

Seaweek is an annual marine education, action and awareness event coordinated by the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education (NZAEE).

New Zealand’s “seascape” is particularly rich and complex due to its range and scope (sub-tropic to sub-Antarctic) and its geographic position across active plates, major water masses and current systems. Our marine area is over 15 times larger than our land area and our exclusive economic zone is the fourth largest in the world. This amazing environment is home to more than 15,000 known species, many of which are not found anywhere else in the world. Seaweek has a demonstrated role to facilitate learning from and celebrating the spectacular sea that surrounds us, and aims to strengthen our sense of connection with and responsibility towards the marine environment.

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