New Zealand

2021/05/31/NZ Cave Beetle

International Year of theCave Beetle Posted May 31, 2021 by Anna – Cave Conservation, Cave Ecology, IYCK 2021 As well as 2021 being the International Year of Cave and Karst it’s also the International Year of the Cave Beetle! Cave beetles have been chosen to represent all the amazing critters that make caves their home. True …

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2020/12/12 Monitoring Kelp

Monitoring Giant Kelp Posted December 12, 2020 by Nicole – Marine Citizen Science, Seaweed, Wellington Underwater Club The temperate waters around Wellington sustain highly diverse and productive marine ecosystems. Large brown kelp species dominate the rocky reefs along the coastlines and provide shelter, habitat and food and act as natural shore protection. Giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) …

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2020/04/20/Capital Mag Explorer Issue

Capital Magazine – The Explorer Issue –  Posted April 20, 2020 by Nicole – Marine Conservation & Outreach Find out more about Nicole’s passion for scuba diving, the Taputeranga Marine Reserve and Wellington’s pizza & craft beer venues in the April 2020 edition of the Capital Magazine. previous blog post back to blog posts next blog …

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2020/04/11 3D cave mapping

3D Cave Mapping Expedition Posted April 11, 2020 by Nicole – Cave Conservation & Outreach Some adventures stay with you for a long time and the caving expedition to Megamania to create a 3D cave map will stay a special memory for many reasons!  Being in the bush for a couple of days, looking at a …

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3D Cave Map

3D Cave Mapping Mapping New Zealand’s longest limestone cave in 3D Join us on an expedition to New Zealand’s longest limestone cave hidden deep in the Kahurangi National Park. Over the five days on the expedition to 3D-map parts of the Megamania cave system we prospect for caves close by, visit other parts of Megamania …

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