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2020 Mountains to Sea Wananga registrations now open

Registrations are now open for our Mountains to Sea Wānanga - posponed to 2021 !!!! follow updated event info https://www.emr.org.nz/index.php/events/wananga-conference

 

 

“Partnerships”


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 • achieve biodiversity gains and meaningful community participation and engagement, with clear involvement of tangata whenua

• 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 partnerships for conservation and education


Wānanga registration will include

• powhiri at 12:30pm on Wednesday 22nd April

• marine & freshwater keynote presentations from local iwi/hapu

• fresh wholesome meals and marae accommodation over the 3 day conference- wānanga

• idyllic scenery of the Coromandel Peninsula

• marine and freshwater field trips including local conservation initiatives and attractions • an opportunity to share your own project during ‘show n tell’, displays & facilitated workshops

• inclusion of local residents, tangatawhenua & conservation groups throughout the programme

• an additional 1.5 days of specialist training workshops for Experiencing Marine Reserves & Whitebait Connection coordinators after the wānanga (Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April)

Previous wānanga video:https://youtu.be/9XL-wAy484I

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

 

 

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