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😍Who is ready for the Term 1 21 Day Challange?! 'The Hauraki Gulf' 21 Day Challenge runs from 1st March - 12th April 2024.

Look at all the classes participating from around NZ!

You will be taken above and below the glistening waters of the Hauraki Gulf to meet all the amazing species and their habitats, learn about the challenges the Gulf is facing, and be inspired by the amazing people making it a better place.

Click on the link below to register!

www.youngoceanexplorers.com/yoe/c/2148828115692/signin
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What might the Hauraki Gulf look like in in 150 years time? What might you see if you dive under the water? There's a good chance it could be abundant, biodiverse and full of mauri - if - we take action now. Read more in our just released fictional State of the Gulf 2173 report by Professors Simon Thrush (UoA) and Conrad Pilditch (UoW). University of Auckland - Waipapa Taumata Rau The University of Waikato

gulfjournal.org.nz/2023/11/the-state-of-the-hauraki-gulf-marine-park-tikapa-moana-te-moananui-a-t...
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It will be dead

The NZ government have let EVERY SINGLE New Zelander down by not getting on top of the weed that was only at Great Barrier in a few of the harbours during Covid. Had they acted in time (which they knew) they could have killed the noxious weed. Now it has spread out of control and will wipe out everything on the sea floor. Shame on them!

Alert - possible Hector's dolphins in the Piako / Firth of Thames area. Please take care, pull up any set nets and report any sightings to 0800 DOC HOT. Mauriora! Department of Conservation ... See MoreSee Less

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ps - photos (from distance) of the fins would be appreciated

Rawe! Is this on top of this pair or potentially the same ones? Either way, still very cool 🙂 www.doc.govt.nz/news/media-releases/2023-media-releases/hectors-dolphins-spotted-in-firth-of-tham...

They always go up there eh?. Last I saw them in the waihou back in 2006

Serious situation unfolding for the health of the Hauraki Gulf Forum Tīkapa Moana Te Moananui-ā-Toi. Please follow the guidance from Watercare - do not swim, gather kaimoana etc until the all clear is given, which could be some time.

Serious situation unfolding for the health of the Hauraki Gulf Forum Tīkapa Moana Te Moananui-ā-Toi. Please follow the guidance from Watercare - do not swim, gather kaimoana etc until the all clear is given, which could be some time.There is a very high risk of illness. Black flag (do not enter, swim or fish) pins have been placed against multiple Auckland beaches and bays on the Safeswim website. The ‘please avoid the harbour’ message is likely to stay in place for at least 10 days. Click the link to keep across our mahi to unblock and fix the Ōrākei Main Sewer after a large tomo (sinkhole) developed above it 👉 bit.ly/3LHYIaz ... See MoreSee Less

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