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MSC Te Kawa o Tangaroa Programme

Te Kawa O Tangaroa is an ocean-centred learning programme from the Marine Stewardship Council.  Partnering with National Aquarium of New Zealand, the programme is focussed on solutions to overfishing and how we can ensure oceans teeming with life.

The resource is aligned to the New Zealand National Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa (Maori Curriculum) and designed for learners in Years 7-10 of the New Zealand education system.

Our oceans are under immense pressure from pollution, climate change and overfishing. As we pass the baton to the next generation, education is key to generating greater understanding, urgency and action to protect our big blue planet.

Free teacher workshops, virtual classroom events and the full resource can be found on the Marine Stewardship Council's website, or feel free to contact a member of our education team to learn more and incorporate this programme as part of your curriculum.

Te Kawa o Tangaroa - Ocean Centered Learning topics

Topic 1:  Overfishing, the Marine Stewardship Council and sustainable fishing
Topic 2:  Ecology
Topic 3:  Science and the sustainable catch
Topic 4:  Protecting the marine environment
Topic 5:  Fishery management
Topic 6:  Seafood supply chain, jobs, illegal fishing and slavery at sea
Topic 7:  Fishing history, technology and innovation
Topic 8:  Taking action, values, choice and responsibilities
Topic 9:  Diving deeper



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Opening Hours

Daily from 9:00am - 5:00pm
(including public holidays)
last entry 4:30pm


Marine Parade, Napier

+64 6 834 1404

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