Ngā mihi mo te Tau Hou! A lot of exciting things to look forward to in 2022, including this amazing seminar series with sessions every second Thursday from 27 Jan - 14 Apr . Register for free at the link below 🐳🙌 ... See MoreSee Less
Rāhui and fishery closures are helping to heal the Hauraki Gulf, Tīkapa Moana, Te Moananui-ā-Toi say Hauraki Gulf Forum Co Chairs Pippa Coom and Nicola MacDonald. Read about the positive impact of iwi-led closures in the latest NZ Listener out now. 🐳 ... See MoreSee Less
Kiri Allan - Labour MP David Parker Willie Jackson Jacinda Ardern Eugenie Sage MP Chlöe Swarbrick Simon Watts MP for North Shore Christopher Luxon Scott Simpson MP
what about the other amazing groups having positive impact on the costal environment and the benefits it is having and also obtained closures and done restoration, we have some amazing locals who are accepting the challenge to do Mahi and Tikanga, and taking a stand for their Turangawaewae.
Have you been fortunate to see a workup with whales and dolphins lunging through it? Researchers at The University of Auckland are studying these as a part of The Pulse of the Gulf project to find out which species partake in these feeding aggregations and what their role is.
Find out why kelp needs help on this great new blog from TheNoises 🐳The Noises islands has a new blog focussing on kelp forests, the role they play in capturing carbon, and the help they provide in reducing the impact of greenhouse gases. But what happens when these underwater forests are degraded or damaged?
To check out 'Why kelp needs help' follow the link below or alternatively go to thenoises.nz and click on the Blog tab.
Land Radius|2 (HDV:60 min) is a collaborative audio/visual exchange by Laura Donkers on the subject of irreversible sea level rise. It was produced in the Hauraki Gulf in 2021 for the art + climate science exhibition Dear2050 Oceans on the Rise now on in Geneva, Switzerland. You can watch it at the link below.
Hauraki Gulf Forum Co-Chair Nicola MacDonald takes us to Aotea Great Barrier Island to discuss the deep cultural history of the motu from Toi-te-Huatahi to the present day, its role as the world's first island dark sky sanctuary, recent success of achieving pest-free status for Rakitu island, and the growing pressures on Aotea's marine environment.
On the 24th January 2022, the WWF Whale Tales 2022 art trail will be open! A trail of unique and stunning whale tail sculptures, designed by artists and children, sponsored by business and organisations will animate Tāmaki Makaurau and bring to life themes of protecting and restoring the mauri of our Ocean. 🐋
If you are heading to Aotea Great Barrier this summer you need to read this:There are currently biosecurity rules in place making it illegal to fish from three harbours on Aotea Great Barrier Island. to prevent the spread of the invasive seaweed pest Caulerpa brachypus.
The requirements are set out in a Controlled Area Notice (CAN). As well as banning the take of any marine life (fish, shellfish, seaweed, crays), if you anchor in these harbours, you’ll need a permit from Biosecurity New Zealand to move on. As partners in the response, Ngāti Rehua Ngāti Wai ki Aotea have placed a rāhui over the same areas.
The legal controls are in place until Thursday, 30 June 2022.