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Seaweek at Silo Park

Seaweek at Silo Park
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When:

  • Mon 4 Mar ’13, 10:00am – 8:00pm
  • Tue 5 Mar ’13, 10:00am – 8:00pm
  • Wed 6 Mar ’13, 10:00am – 8:00pm
  • Thu 7 Mar ’13, 10:00am – 8:00pm

Where:

Silo Park, Corner of Beaumont and Jellicoe Street, Auckland CBD Show map

Restrictions:

All Ages

Tickets:

  • Free Admission

Website:

Event details

Seaweek is a national celebration, held from 2 – 10 March, that focuses on inspiring Kiwis to renew their connections with the sea. To celebrate, the charity Sustainable Coastlines is hosting a Seaweek exhibition and activity space from our 'Education Station' at downtown Auckland’s new Silo Park. Free educational presentations, workshops and activities will be available for schools, businesses and community groups from 10am to 8pm each day from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 March.

The scheduled activities can be found below. All activities are free and open to anyone to attend on a first-come first-served basis. Outside of these times all are welcome to explore our exhibition space and browse our photos, videos, display and educational materials, as well as contribute to a collaborative artwork made from beach clean-up rubbish.

Monday 4 March
10.30am to 2.00pm - Four spaces for volunteers on boat-based rubbish clean-ups with Watercare Harbour Clean-up Trust. First-in, first-served. Meet at our Education Station at 10.00am.
12.30pm to 1.30pm - Department of Conservation ‘Treasure Islands’ presentation
4.00pm to 5.30pm - Sustainable Coastlines practical workshop for kids

Tuesday 5 March
10.30am to 2.00pm - Four spaces for volunteers on boat-based rubbish clean-ups with Watercare Harbour Clean-up Trust. First-in, first-served. Meet at their Education Station at 10.00am.
11.30am to 12.15pm - Dianna Cohen from Plastic Pollution Coalition: Solutions to Plastic Pollution presentation
12.30pm to 1.30pm - Marine Metre Squared workshop
4.00pm to 5.30pm - Sustainable Coastlines practical workshop for kids
6.00pm to 7.00pm - Project Jonah Whale and Dolphin Rescue intro workshop

Wednesday 6 March
12.30pm to 1.30pm - Department of Conservation ‘Seals’ presentation
4.00pm to 5.30pm - Sustainable Coastlines practical workshop for kids
6.00pm to 7.30pm - Sustainable Coastlines practical workshop for adults

Thursday 7 March
10.30am to 2.00pm - Four spaces for volunteers on boat-based rubbish clean-ups with Watercare Harbour Clean-up Trust. First-in, first-served. Meet at their Education Station at 10.00am.
12.30pm to 1.30pm - Department of Conservation ‘Seals’ presentation
4.00pm to 5.30pm - Sustainable Coastlines practical workshop for kids

Sustainable Coastlines will announce further activities as they are confirmed: please check back here and on our website www.sustainablecoastlines.org.

The charity is also encouraging others to run their own clean-ups via the Love your Coast website. Sustainable Coastlines has reusable sacks and gloves that non-profits and educational institutions can borrow for free. Contact the charity by emailing info@sustainablecoastlines.org

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