Darren from Wettie NZ joined Samara of EMR on her annual snorkelling trip to the Poor Knights marine reserve. Check the action out! This trip involved the 8 EMR regions of NZ with students from Kaitaia to Dunedin.
Maori TV's Marae team set sail on Sir Peter Blake's yatch Lion with our young leaders' of the future. It's easy to say, children are our future, but investing time and money in their development isn't always as easy. More than 40 high school students from around New Zealand have been chosen by the Sir Peter Blake trust to attend a young leaders environmental forum.
Karetu School haka in Rikoriko Cave at the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve with Dive Tutukaka and Experiencing Marine Reserves www.emr.org.nz
EMR empowers schools and communities by providing the equipment and expertise for a hands-on learning experience in the ocean. The programme involves investigating marine biodiversity and local marine environments before venturing to a fully-protected marine reserve. After this experience, students are able to compare unprotected and protected areas and are supported to put their knowledge into action within the community.
To celebrate EMR's 10th anniversary, we are showcasing the history of our resources. This is from the 2003 2nd edition CD ROM by Cubemedia. This clip shows the seamount image gallery from the CD ROM.
The Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve is New Zealand's top diving spot. Watch this video to find out why you might visit these Northland islands.
Some of the highlights of the 2013 Wānanga Conference hosted at Te Rawhiti, April 2013 by the Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust in partnership with Ngāti Kuta, Patu Keha, Fish Forever, Living Waters and supported by Northland Dive & Otehei Bay Resort.
Experiencing Marine Reserves (EMR), in partnership with the Sir Peter Blake Trust, was part of the inaugural Young Blake Expedition to the Kermadecs in August 2012.
Thirty outstanding teenage explorers travelled aboard HMNZS Canterbury for an adventure of a lifetime.
Watch this two-part video presentation by Dr Roger Grace that explains the science behind no-take marine reserves.
To celebrate EMR's 10th anniversary, we are showcasing the history of our resources. This is from the 2003 2nd edition CD ROM by Cubemedia Leigh interactive is loosely based on EMR's interpretation of research regarding the recovery of marine life at Goat Island from before it was a marine reserve till after 25 years of full protection. It can be assumed that hard rocky substrate exists under some of the sand, therefore allowing growth of seaweed.
Great interview with Murray Palmer from Experiencing Marine Reserves in Gisborne
The Experiencing Marine Reserves (www.emr.org.nz) programme organised the human chain around the worlds first known student-driven marine reserve on September 16th 2009.