Seaweek New Zealand

Seaweek is an annual event co-ordinated by The New Zealand Association for Environmental Education and usually run in term 1. Seaweek has many worthwhile…
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For schools — Clean Below? Good to go.
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It’s incredible what one conversation with the right person can do. For marine biologist Dr John Pirker, a kōrero around his neighbour’s kitchen table, with a few of his Ngāi Tahu kaumātua, set him on the path of becoming a scientist. Dr Pirker is now on a mission to ‘ignite the flame of learning’ in today’s rangatahi. Learn more in our latest episode of UC Science Radio.
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Super Sea Slugs
Nudibranchs and other sea slugs are a fascinating and diverse array of marine molluscs that occur all over the world’s oceans. The e-guide starts with a simple introduction to living nudibranchs and other sea slugs, followed by a quick reference morphology (shape) index, species index, individual species pages, and finally, explanations of icons used and a glossary of terms. Each species page illustrates and describes key external features that will enable you to recognise the 35 species ...
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What it's like to be a sea creature off the coast of Nelson is something local school children are soon to experience firsthand. They are due to explore the ocean around Port Nelson down to depths of 100 metres, without getting wet. It is part of a programme being lined up by marine educator, Richard de Hamel.
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Ocean Race learning — ONLINE RESOURCES
The Ocean Race (formerly Volvo Ocean Race) has designed a an online curriculum-based, set of modules as part of the round the world yacht race’s ‘Racing with Purpose’ initiative Resources on ocean currents, water density, plastic pollution and microplastics
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Decades of fishing bans have not rescued seafood delicacy toheroa - STUFF LONG FORM ARTICLE March 2019 Toheroa was a favourite NZ seafood delicacy of the 1900s. It was vastly over-harvested and collecting was banned in the 1970s. In the decades since, it has not recovered. Why not?
Coastal gems for Seaweek and World Wildlife Day - NATIONAL LIBRARY NZ Pearls of knowledge from Services to Schools can help our young kaitiaki look after marine taonga as we celebrate Seaweek in New Zealand from 2 to 10 March and World Wildlife Day on 3 March. These teaching and learning resources and local events are great opportunities to support the science curriculum and raise awareness in your school of environmental issues and sustainability. Summer, Vanilla, Celebration, Abu Dhabi, Celebrate Life, Holiday, Healing, Healing Touch, Healing Stones
Coastal gems for Seaweek and World Wildlife Day
Coastal gems for Seaweek and World Wildlife Day - NATIONAL LIBRARY NZ Pearls of knowledge from Services to Schools can help our young kaitiaki look after marine taonga as we celebrate Seaweek in New Zealand from 2 to 10 March and World Wildlife Day on 3 March. These teaching and learning resources and local events are great opportunities to support the science curriculum and raise awareness in your school of environmental issues and sustainability.
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Topic Explorer - Rocky Shore
Rocky Shore - IMAGES, ARTICLES & LINKS from National Library of NZ Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa New Zealand’s coastline is home to sea life like paua and koura. Explore the ecology of our marine environment, its rocky shore animals, the impact of coastal erosion, climate change, and the efforts to conserve our unique sea world. SCIS no. 1808405
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Blessing the Kaituna rediversion project
Working together to restore the Ōngātoro/Maketū Estuary — TEACHING RESOURCE The Kaituna River flows through the Bay of Plenty, winding its way from Lakes Rotorua and Rotoiti to its outflow at Te Tumu. However, Te Tumu is not the natural river mouth. Originally, the river flowed into the Ōngātoro/Maketū Estuary.
Kina and the blue economy — TEACHING RESOURCE Scientists and hapū are investigating whether kina (a New Zealand sea urchin) can become our next high-value nutraceutical, functional food product. A nutraceutical is a food or part of a food that provides health benefits in addition to its nutritional value. For example, green-lipped mussel oil is used to promote joint movement and mobility. Blue Economy, Green Lipped Mussel, Food Product, Functional Food, Nutritional Value, Sea Urchin, Healthy Nutrition, Scientists
Kina flesh and roe
Kina and the blue economy — TEACHING RESOURCE Scientists and hapū are investigating whether kina (a New Zealand sea urchin) can become our next high-value nutraceutical, functional food product. A nutraceutical is a food or part of a food that provides health benefits in addition to its nutritional value. For example, green-lipped mussel oil is used to promote joint movement and mobility.
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Project Jonah believes children play a vital role in the future of marine mammals.
World of Whales Education Kit - PROJECT JONAH Click here to order your free kit today. Important: This resource is available to New Zealand teachers and schools only. Suitable for multDeveloping compassion and respect for marine mammals is key to what we do. We believe children play a vital role in the future of these animals. Because we're serious about getting the message of animal welfare across, we've teamed up with Barbara Todd, to bring the magical world of whales and dolphins to you.
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Read, watch, play | Te Papa
Marine Reserves – Science Express
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Marine Metre² | Help Us Understand New Zealand's Seashore
Marine Metre Squared - citizen science for Seaweek
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RESOURCES - Seaweek
Resources to support Seaweek from their site
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Black coral
TEACHING RESOURCES: Life in the Sea - Exploring New Zealand’s marine environments