What we do

otaika valley

  • Since 2002, we have given 25,312 school children a guided snorkelling experience within a marine reserve. 
  • Our marine education programme increases awareness and encourages action and support for marine conservation.
  • We are based in eight regions in NZ and one state of Australia and have a team of 16 co-ordinators.

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Latest News

Nov 10, 2015

A tribute to Bill Ballantine 1937-201 by Samara Nicholas

It is with a heavy heart that I write this tribute to my hero – Bill Ballantine
Nov 09, 2015

A tribute to Bill Ballantine 1937-2015

By Vince Kerr Without any doubt Bill's contribution to marine conservation is legendary…
Oct 22, 2015

Become a ‘Marine Hero’ for Conservation Week (1st – 8th November).

To celebrate conservation week, Experiencing Marine Reserves (EMR) is organising a free…




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