ecan-logoThere will be lots of Seaweek 2018 events happening in Christchurch/Canterbury and full details will be posted here as we receive them. Contact the Christchurch/Canterbury Regional Coordinator if you’d like to organise an event: Jocelyn Papprill – email:, phone: 027 703 0772

Seaweek 2018 Events:


Ocean Acidification Teacher Workshop Christchurch




Monday 27 November 2017 from 1.30 – 3.30pm at Rangi Ruru Girls High School, 59 Hewitts Road, Merivale, Christchurch.

This free workshop for secondary school teachers focuses on a new resource on ocean acidification called “The Ocean of Tomorrow”. Free copies will be issued.

To reserve a place email or phone 03 479 5826.

Thanks to the Lou and Iris Fisher Charitable Trust for supporting this event.


Farewell to the Godwits

Friday 2 March 2018 at 6pm at Southshore Reserve.

The 20th annual event!
Come and find out why so many people keep coming every year to wish these unique birds a safe journey back to Alaska to their breeding grounds.
Free BBQ sausage/ displays/music/lucky spot prizes and guided tours to view the birds up close.

Bring warm jacket and walking shoes for a shot walk to see the birds.

Free event.

Contact: Tanya Jenkins email: Ph: (027) 224-5627



Marine Metre Squared

Why not grab a Marine Metre Squared kit and go out to discover what lives on your local shore?

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