Field trips & Collection Tours  - 26 May 2023

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Visiting the NIWA Invertebrate Collection

The NIWA Invertebrate Collection (NIC) holds specimens from almost all invertebrate phyla, resulting from over half a century of marine taxonomic and biodiversity research in the New Zealand region, the South West Pacific and the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Take a look at the working collection, located at NIWA, Greta Point, Wellington.

Start & end time: 10am; 10.45am; 11.30am; 2.00pm; 2.45pm

Led by:                    Kareen Schnabel & Sadie Mills

How to get there: Bus #24 from Te Papa

Cost:                        Free

Wellington South Coast & Island Bay Marine Marine Education Centre

Enjoy an afternoon tea and brief informal introduction at the at the "Octopus Headquarters" (Island Bay Surf Club).  Ee will then visit the historic Island Bay Bait Shed, now known as the "Bait House Aquarium", a habitat-based exhibit of local marine life. If weather allows, we will walk along the South coast and explore and learn about the Taputeranga Marine Reserve.   

Start & end time: 2–3.30 pm

Led by:                    Dr Victor Anderlini 

How to get there: Bus #1 from Te Papa

Cost:                        $ 15 per Person

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Humanities and Pacific collections of Te Papa

Explore the Te Papa back-of-house humanities collections with Te Papa staff.   

Start time:              10 am

Led by:                    Philip Edgar and Anne Peranteau

Cost:                        Free

Conference Organisers

Conferences & Events Ltd
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This event is organised by Conferences & Events Ltd, Wellington, Auckland, Nelson & Nationwide.  We are a New Zealand business.