Seaweek comprises a wide range of events, activities, opportunities, competitions and calls to action.

The theme for Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana 2020 is Connecting With Our Seas, Ko au te moana, ko te moana ko au – I am the sea, the sea is me

Seaweek is New Zealand’s annual national week about the sea. Hosted by the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education (NZAEE), Seaweek focuses on learning from the sea. It’s about exciting and inspiring all New Zealanders to renew their connections with the sea! Not just for children or those involved with formal education – it’s a time for everyone to get to know our ocean, its habitats, characteristics and inhabitants better.

To see what is happening in your region for Seaweek 2020 – check out the Seaweek What’s On pages. Events will be uploaded as they receive them, one such event is Shark spy.

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The Hub has extensive marine related resources. Visit the topic Oceans and use the filters to find activities, activities and media for curriculum levels and strands.

This very useful article also lists a selection of unit plans and other teacher support materials that we have grouped under possible teaching topics.

We also have two downloadable professional development webinars; Seaweek 2015 with a focus on the nature of science and teacher ideas and Seaweek 2016 with a focus on marine content and planning.

Explore the Sustainable Seas Challenge and their ecosystem-based management (EBM) system in this article and activity.

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