Explore the waters of Torbay by snorkel. Find spotties, parore, goatfish and the occasional snapper. Learn how to weave harakeke - flax. Fun for the whole whanau.
This event is funded by the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board and The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation. It is part of Seaweek.
Parking is along the surrounding streets.
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 15 years must be accompanied by an adult beach observer. Experienced guides and advanced safety procedures will be in place on the day.
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Local Body Candidate Survey Results
Thank you to all of the 2022 Local Body Candidates that attended the Long Bay Okura Great P...
Thank you to all of the 2022 Local Body Candidates that attended the Long Bay Okura Great Park Society community meeting.
Before the meeting we conducted a survey in which 16 candidates responded to questions about preserving and enhancing the Long Bay Okura Marine Reserve and Long Bay Regional Park.
Of the 16 candidates who replied to the survey, 100% agreed that the Long Bay Okura Marine Reserve and Long Bay Regional Park are 'Extremely Valuable'.
Please click here for a summary of the questions answered of the candidates.
Other questions asked where:
- What actions will you take to mitigate sediment discharge into the Long Bay Okura Marine Reserve? Click here for answers
- Do you support the Council purchasing extra land to extend the Long Bay Regional Park? Please explain why. Click here for answers
- Do you have any further comments for the Long Bay Okura Great Park Society candidates survey? Click here for answers
Other questions included how the prospective candidates believe they could reduce sediment run off into the Marine Reserve and general comments about caring for the environment.
We thank the candidates and the community for coming to this important meeting, all the best with your voting!
Thank you Bob Ellis for taking the following photos of the candidates in action!
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