Wellington’s Big Kina Count!

Give 10 minutes of your dive and contribute to our harbour survey!

Wellington’s Dive Community is working together to understand the kina population at the northern tip of the Miramar Peninsula. The monitoring area includes dive sites from Point Halswell to Scorching Bay and includes Kau Bay and Mahanga Bay.

Certified scuba divers can join the kina count with one of the participating dive clubs or shops:

  • Wellington Underwater Club: wellington.underwater@gmail.com, 0210549865
  • Dive HQ Wellington:
    info@diveski.co.nz, 04 568 5028
  • Island Bay Divers:
    tim@ibdivers.co.nz, 04 383 6778
  • Dive Wellington:
    dive@divewellington.co.nz, 04 939 3483

For more information email wellington.underwater@gmail.com or get in touch with Nicole on 0210549865.

Volunteer divers have observed significant changes at the point between Kau Bay and Mahanga Bay since 2016. You can read more about kina and monitoring here.

Check in on the progress of the count!