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2 days ago

Hauraki Gulf Forum
Call for participants: would you like to give your thoughts on the impact of sea level rise on the Hauraki Gulf? Artist Laura Donkers is working on a video artwork captured in Wenderholm Regional Park and is looking to pair it with audio stories of people connected to the Gulf. The artwork will be featured in the Art and Climate Science exhibition Dear2050 Oceans on the Rise https://www.climanosco.org/ showing the work of ecological
artists and climate scientists from across the globe. It opens in Zurich, Switzerland, in December 2021 until April 2022.

All participants will be documented as collaborators.

If you would like to participate or learn more, please contact Laura at: laura.donkers.art@googlemail.comImage attachment

Call for participants: would you like to give your thoughts on the impact of sea level rise on the Hauraki Gulf? Artist Laura Donkers is working on a video artwork captured in Wenderholm Regional Park and is looking to pair it with audio stories of people connected to the Gulf. The artwork will be featured in the Art and Climate Science exhibition Dear2050 Oceans on the Rise www.climanosco.org/ showing the work of ecological
artists and climate scientists from across the globe. It opens in Zurich, Switzerland, in December 2021 until April 2022.

All participants will be documented as collaborators.

If you would like to participate or learn more, please contact Laura at: laura.donkers.art@googlemail.com
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3 days ago

Hauraki Gulf Forum
**Update on the unwelcome arrival of a non-native invasive seaweed at Aotea Great Barrier. See also https://www.mpi.govt.nz/dmsdocument/47557-Controlled-Area-Notice-and-Rahui-Caulerpa-brachypus-2021 

NIWA New Zealand Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board Ministry for Primary Industries

**Update on the unwelcome arrival of a non-native invasive seaweed at Aotea Great Barrier. See also www.mpi.govt.nz/dmsdocument/47557-Controlled-Area-Notice-and-Rahui-Caulerpa-brachypus-2021

NIWA New Zealand Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board Ministry for Primary IndustriesNIWA has started work on the next round of checking Aotea waters for the presence of Caulerpa brachypus. Today they are checking Tryphena Harbour to determine the extent of the seaweed there. They have a two week surveillance programme planned and over that time, will survey Tryphena Harbour, Whangaparapara Harbour, Port Fitzroy and Katherine Bay. The timings of these locations are weather dependent. The name of the catamaran is Sun Spy and the vessel is flying the NIWA Research Banners.
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4 days ago

Hauraki Gulf Forum
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Learn more about Motukorea, Browns Island, the special birds that call it home, and why keeping it pest-free in turn protects our other inner-Gulf motu / islands:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbYFLay6VT8
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Love your mahi Shaun Lee. I bet you got some great shots on the day. How grateful are we that the waste treatment plant failed there?

A beautiful and important Auckland Council Regional Park.

Love that little motu x

6 days ago

Hauraki Gulf Forum
Alert: Caulerpa brachypus, a non-native seaweed which grows rapidly and can smother native species, has been found in Blind Bay and Tryphena Harbour on Aotea Great Barrier. Ministry for Primary Industries MAF Biosecurity New Zealand will place a Controlled Area Notice on the area from tomorrow, 20 September. A rāhui will be laid at the same time by Ngāti Rehua Ngātiwai ki Aotea. See below for more information including how you can help stop the spread of this invasive seaweed to other parts of the Hauraki Gulf. 

https://www.mpi.govt.nz/biosecurity/major-pest-and-disease-threats/caulerpa-brachypus-a-non-native-seaweed

Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board

Photo credit Ministry for Primary Industries

Alert: Caulerpa brachypus, a non-native seaweed which grows rapidly and can smother native species, has been found in Blind Bay and Tryphena Harbour on Aotea Great Barrier. Ministry for Primary Industries MAF Biosecurity New Zealand will place a Controlled Area Notice on the area from tomorrow, 20 September. A rāhui will be laid at the same time by Ngāti Rehua Ngātiwai ki Aotea. See below for more information including how you can help stop the spread of this invasive seaweed to other parts of the Hauraki Gulf.

www.mpi.govt.nz/biosecurity/major-pest-and-disease-threats/caulerpa-brachypus-a-non-native-seaweed

Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board

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1 week ago

Hauraki Gulf Forum
The final episode of Season 1 of Hauraki Gulf Kōrero is out! 🎧🎤🙌 Hear from the person behind the podcast, Alex Rogers, who shares his kōrero about the politics of protecting and restoring the Hauraki Gulf, the successes and frustrations of the Hauraki Gulf Forum model, and how an upgraded Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act could lead to a healthier future for Tīkapa Moana, Te Moananui-ā-Toi.

Listen here or at all good podcast platforms - just search for: Hauraki Gulf Kōrero. 

https://gulfjournal.org.nz/2021/09/hauraki-gulf-korero-episode-10-alex-rogers/

This episode was recorded at level 1.

The final episode of Season 1 of Hauraki Gulf Kōrero is out! 🎧🎤🙌 Hear from the person behind the podcast, Alex Rogers, who shares his kōrero about the politics of protecting and restoring the Hauraki Gulf, the successes and frustrations of the Hauraki Gulf Forum model, and how an upgraded Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act could lead to a healthier future for Tīkapa Moana, Te Moananui-ā-Toi.

Listen here or at all good podcast platforms - just search for: Hauraki Gulf Kōrero.

gulfjournal.org.nz/2021/09/hauraki-gulf-korero-episode-10-alex-rogers/

This episode was recorded at level 1.
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Only two years! Alex is doing a great job, good explanation of the challenges facing the Gulf and where the movement to reverse the decline is coming from. Thanks for the shout out to mussel restoration. Revive Our Gulf

Awesome Alex looking forward to hearing your korero

Hi Alex, that was an awesome podcast, thanks! You’re doing a great job!

Alex is a Taonga

2 weeks ago

Hauraki Gulf Forum
Kia kaha te reo Māori 
Kia kaha te reo Taiao

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Kia kaha te reo Māori
Kia kaha te reo Taiao

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori
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2 weeks ago

Hauraki Gulf Forum
Hauraki Gulf Kōrero Episode 9 is now live 🎧🎤🙌 featuring  Mook Hohneck (Ngāti Manuhiri) and Nicola MacDonald (Ngāti Rehua, Ngāti Wai, Te Rarawa and Taranaki iwi) who share their kōrero about Te Hauturu-ō-Toi, how our current laws are enabling continued destruction of te taiao, and the importance of Māori leadership in ensuring regeneration and restoration of our natural world. 

Listen here: https://gulfjournal.org.nz/2021/09/hauraki-gulf-korero-episode-9-mook-hohneck-and-nicola-macdonald/ or at your favourite podcast platform!

Hauraki Gulf Kōrero Episode 9 is now live 🎧🎤🙌 featuring Mook Hohneck (Ngāti Manuhiri) and Nicola MacDonald (Ngāti Rehua, Ngāti Wai, Te Rarawa and Taranaki iwi) who share their kōrero about Te Hauturu-ō-Toi, how our current laws are enabling continued destruction of te taiao, and the importance of Māori leadership in ensuring regeneration and restoration of our natural world.

Listen here: gulfjournal.org.nz/2021/09/hauraki-gulf-korero-episode-9-mook-hohneck-and-nicola-macdonald/ or at your favourite podcast platform!
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I just listened to this one and really enjoyed it, the last 15 minutes on what could should and will be done were especially powerful...Kia ora.

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