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Registrations Open for Wananga 2018 Nelson

Mountains to Sea Wānanga Conference 2018
Saturday 21st April – Monday 23rd April 2018
Motueka, Te Awhina Marae, Nelson-Tasman

Theme “Succession” for marine and freshwater conservation action and education"

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Purpose
An inspirational professional development and networking opportunity for all those involved or interested in freshwater and marine conservation.

Objectives
✦ provide a forum for marine and freshwater educators to network about education for sustainability initiatives and projects around science communication
✦ provide professional development opportunities
✦ provide a forum to discuss the effectiveness of existing and potential partnerships that foster action for marine and freshwater conservation
✦ ensure strong delivery of the Experiencing Marine Reserves (EMR) and Whitebait Connection (WBC) concepts around New Zealand
✦ raise the profile and value of succession planning for conservation

Wānanga registration will include
✦ powhiri at 11am on Saturday 21st April
✦ marine & freshwater keynote presentations from Aneika Young, Jane Goodman and more TBC
✦ fresh wholesome meals and marae accommodation over the 3 day conference- wānanga
✦ idyllic scenery of the Abel Tasman National Park
✦ marine and freshwater field trips including local conservation initiatives and attractions such as Te Waikoropupū Springs
✦ an opportunity to share your own project during ‘show n tell’, displays & facilitated workshops
✦ inclusion of local residents, tangata whenua & conservation groups throughout the programme
✦ an additional 1.5 days of specialist training workshops for Experiencing Marine Reserves & Whitebait Connection coordinators prior to the wānanga (Thursday 19th and Friday the 20th of April)
Previous wānanga proceedings http://www.emr.org.nz/index.php/events/55-annual-marine-and-freshwater-wananga-conference

Registrations essential early bird rates: $390 waged professional $290 non waged/student/teacher/not for profit

Follows on from NZAEE conference in Wellington
For more information and registration forms contact
Kim Jones (09) 425 5681 or 027 243 4818 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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