Mini Marine Biologist Holiday Program – New for 2017/18

We're really excited to be offering our brand new Mini Marine Biologist (MMB) program. MMB symbolises what Saltwater Eco are all about; facilitating learning and connection with the marine environment in a fun and interactive way!! As part of our Outdoor Classrooms [...]

Saltwater Connection – Blog Contribution for

Saltwater Eco bridges the gap between recreation and conservation offering you a saltwater connection through their surfing and snorkelling platforms. The best way to introduce Saltwater Eco is to start off by telling you a bit about myself and Kirst, the [...]

Celebrating Matariki with Marine Conservation

Matariki Marine Debris and Ocean Plastics Workshop in Matakana Village On Sunday 25th June Kirst ran an awesome Marine Debris and Ocean Plastics workshop in Matakana Village. The event was in celebration of Matariki (Maori New Year) and saw great [...]

Get Your Plant On – Community Planting Day 2017

Our Get Your Plant On Journey (words by Lyds): I've been running my own native re-veg project (re-establishing bush where it had previously been removed) for the last 6 years at my folk's lifestyle block in Kaipara Flats. When Saltwater Eco [...]

Checking Trap Lines on Mt Tamahunga

So we often get asked what do we get up to when we're not surfing or snorkeling? Sunday happened to be one of those days so I thought I'd share our story.... We turned our attention inland and up, 439 meters [...]

Saltwater Nature Series

Introducing Saltwater Nature Series. So as most of you lovely folk know there’s a lot more to Saltwater Eco than just surf and snorkel lessons/tours. Our Salty team have a pretty diverse background having worked in the fields of marine [...]

Saltwater Eco get their “Plant On” at TOSSI’s July Planting Day

Massive thanks to Tawharanui Open Sanctuary Incorporated (TOSSI) for an awesome community planting day! Earlier this month the Saltwater crew joined a great bunch of hard working volunteers at TOSSI's July Planting Day. The weather forecast didn't disappoint and all [...]

Saltwater Eco talking Marine Debris and Ocean Plastics

The Saltwater Eco crew are always eager to talk Marine Debris and Ocean Plastics, so we jumped at the chance to share our knowledge whilst helping out another passionate ocean advocate. Bethany Hudson from Mahurangi College had been investigating the [...]

Plant a Native 2016

Saltwater Eco's Plant a Native Commitment After a fantastic Summer and extremely mild Autumn, Winter is finally beginning to make it's presence felt on the Matakana Coast. But no need to get the winter blues, there's lots to be excited [...]