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Annual Seaweek

seaweekSeaweek 3rd - 11th March 2018
Seaweek theme for 2018 will be "Toiora te Moana - Toiora te Tangata - Healthy Seas, Healthy People".
EMR is planning heaps of groovy events! Take a look at our event calendar


Seaweek national website

What's happening in Northland? - Download the brochure here

Community Guided Snorkel Days - Northland

Free Community Guided Kayak Days - Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve - WaikarakaExplore your local marine area with experienced snorkel guides. Register at the event on the day. Sea conditions permitting. Bring your own gear or use ours. Recommended for everyone 5 years and up. All children under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult beach observer.

Reotahi, Whangarei Heads 7th Jan, 21st Jan, 24th Feb, 11 March 25th March and 8th April 10am – 3pm
Tapeka Point , Russell, Bay of Islands 3rd March 10am – 3pm
Maitai Bay , Karikari Peninsula 18th Jan 10am – 4pm
Kai Iwi Lakes 27th Jan 10am – 3pm
Kai Iwi Lakes – night snorkel (register on facebook)
Supported by Foundation North, Whangarei District Council, NZAEE/Seaweek, Department of Conservation, the Whangarei Lions, Hansen (gazebo) and Warren Biddle Real Estate
Free - donations welcome
For more info or postponements or

Come and explore our local marine reserve by kayak. Learn first-hand about the marine life that lives there. Fun for ages 7 and up! You will be guided through large mature mangroves and cormorant nests. Free - donations welcome
Waikaraka rest area on Whangarei Heads Rd. Sunday 25th Feb and Saturday 24th March
Supported by the Department of Conservation and Pacific Coast Kayaks
Registrations essential – book online - or

Marine kaitiaki action day – a day for kids and their parents
Reotahi 18th March 9am – 3pm
Activities will include monitoring the Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve for reef fish and the Marine Metre Square (MM2) rocky reef survey
Supported by Seaweek
Numbers limited (10 years old and up and accompanied by a parent/guardian)
Registrations essential – book online - or

Great big micromollusc hunt
Matapouri Beach 17th March 1pm – 4pm - register on the day
Calling all beachcombers’, come and discover the NZ micro mollusc community; first 20 registered kids receive a free locket
Supported by Seaweek
For more info or postponements or


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