Posts tagged conservation

Fish tales for holidays!!!

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Every creature has a story to tell…

Head to the Marine Science Centre in Portobello these school holidays to hear tales of daring deeds, find out why the spotty lost its spot, and how the sea cucumber got its name! Be thrilled by a spine-chilling story from the deep, and be spired to craft a tale of your own!

Click here to find out more information about the Aquarium, or pop your headphones on and listen to this great podcast about the awesome things you can get up to when you go for a visit!

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Sesame Street – Ronnie TRASH

Check out this video and see what Ronnie Trash has to tell!

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Who lives in the deep ocean?

Environmental games for kids

Come on in and explore the Southern ocean with this interactive game, get to know which creatures lives in different depths of the ocean. Click on the image to start to play!

If you want to know about the Colossal Squid visit the Te Papa museum web site at : http://squid.tepapa.govt.nz/the-deep

Created by Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

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Be a DOC Ranger for a Day!!!

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Talk about the coolest competition EVER! Two winners get to choose to be one of the following for a day: skink ranger, freshwater fish ranger, coastal ranger, threatened plant ranger or recreation and historic ranger!

All you need to do is explain in your own way how you can get involved with conservation in your neighbourhood. The way you explain is completely up to you – you can write a song, draw a picture, construct a sculpture or photograph, or just write a letter!

Find out more here – youve got until Monday 14th of September to enter!!!

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Yellow Eyed Penguin project!

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Would you like to help to conserve our Yellow Eyed Penguins?

You can get involved and design a penguin-friendly habitat restoration!

Have a look at YEP’s web site to register and get more information.

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