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Te Haruhi Bay, Shakespear Regional Park

Bruce Harvey Drive

Whangaparaoa

Auckland, Auckland 0930

New Zealand

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Explore the waters of the Hauraki Gulf at Shakespear Regional Park with an experienced snorkel guide, you never know what you might spot!

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Explore the waters of the Hauraki Gulf at Shakespear Regional Park with an experienced snorkel guide; you never know what you might spot? Discover glass shrimp, triplefins or nudibranchs. Fun for the whole whānau.

Sea conditions permitting. Postponements via email, on website and facebook page.

This event is funded by the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board, The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation and Auckland Unlimited.

When:

Saturday 19th of February 2022 - Back up Sunday the 6th March 2022

9am - 2pm

Rotation 1: 9.00am - 10.15am

Rotation 2: 10.15am - 11.30am

Rotation 3: 11.30am - 12.45pm

Rotation 4: 12.45pm - 2.00pm

Registrations essential

Where: Te Haruhi Bay, Shakespear Regional Park, Whangaparaoa, follow the EMR signs

Please note this is a no dog area

(back up location Army Bay)

Bring your own gear or get free hire of our mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuits. Recommended for everyone 5 years and up. All children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult beach observer. Experienced guides and advanced safety procedures will be in place on the day.

Experiencing Marine Reserves runs a series of free and subsidised events over the summer months - we rely on your support to make them happen. We appreciate donations, either cash/eftpos on the day, online or by giving a koha of your time volunteering at a future event.

COVID information

We can't wait to reconnect with you all and to help you explore our big blue backyard. EMR has always strived to be as inclusive as possible with all our events, however we are in unprecedented times, which means the safety of our crew, volunteers and participants is paramount. Vaccination certificates for all those ages 12 years 3 months and over will be required for all* public events in the COVID Traffic Light framework for the summer of 2021/22 (*unless specified otherwise). Participants under 12 years 3 months of age will need to be accompanied by a fully vaccinated parent or guardian. All participants will need to use face coverings and distance where practical. Please bring the QR code for My Vaccine Pass on your phone or printed to be scanned & verified on the event. You will need to bring photo ID. Some events may require your vaccination status to be verified prior to registration.

Check out our frequently asked questions here: 

https://emr.org.nz/images/emr/events/Snorkel_Day_flyers/FAQ__Information_Sheet_2021-22docx.pdf

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Date and time

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Te Haruhi Bay, Shakespear Regional Park

Bruce Harvey Drive

Whangaparaoa

Auckland, Auckland 0930

New Zealand

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Organiser Experiencing Marine Reserves

Organiser of Shakespear Snorkel Day

EMR is a national programme of experiential learning about marine conservation under the Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust (CC23406). EMR’s independence, professional delivery, marine reserves focus and provision of a range of learning styles make it unique within New Zealand. Since its introduction in Northland in 2002, EMR has expanded to 8 regions with a team of 30 coordinators nationwide.

EMR has guided snorkel experiences for 92,700 (132,500 including accompanying whanau and teachers) students in NZ marine reserves and over 23,000 people have been engaged in EMR organised marine conservation events. The total number of kiwi’s engaged in EMR is now over 180,000.

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