Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Seaweek - Dunedin Coastal Cleanup

The 4th Annual Seaweek 'Dunedin Coastal Cleanup' is on again this year, with support from the Dunedin City Council and the Department of Conservation
Sunday the 14th of March 2010.
Jay and Nic are again organising a Greater Brighton coastal cleanup in conjunction with the Great Dunedin Coastal Cleanup & Seaweek with the support of Big Rock Boardriders
You are most welcome to join in with our local crew, no matter where you live.
Meeting at 10am, we will be setting off into groups to clean up the Brighton Domain, Ocean View Beach and dunes, and down along the coast towards Taieri Mouth. If there are enough people we will send a group off to Blackhead as well. Please register your support by emailing me or leaving a comment to this post.
Meet at:
Sunday 14th March 10am at the top domain carpark at Brighton. Anyone else from town is most welcome to join us.

Rubbish collected will be taken to Hancock Park, St Kilda (corner Victoria Rd and John Wilson Dr) from 12.30 to 2.30pm for rubbish weighing, recycling and disposal. Or to the Greeen Island Landfill.

Please bring: Water bottle, sturdy shoes preferably gumboots, sun hat, sun-block, raincoat, warm clothes. Rubbish bags and gloves will be supplied. We hope you can join us.

Prizes: At the weigh in at Hancock Park, there will be prizes for most rubbish collected and strangest item found. There will be Seaweek 'Fish for the Future' displays & activities, videos, Free sausage sizzle, prize giving and Rocky Shore Guide launch!

Hancock Park Festivities start at 12.30pm, prize-giving from 3 to 3.30pm. Hosted by the Dunedin City Councils' great Dunedin Coastal Cleanup.

Other Seaweek Activities:
Dunedin City Council Wild Life of an Estaury Seaweek Poster Compeition

Young marine leaders competition

Short stories from young people
Otago Changing Seas Symposium see here
More information on events during Sea Week, please follow this link
or go to
Heres looking for a better turnout than we did last year ( see previous blog post here)

If you can't make the Brighton and south coast from Blackhead to Taieri Mouth Cleanup.
Below a photo of a days rubbish collection by Tony Denley at St Clair last year.



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