Online Kids Science Seminar Series


Event Location: Online

Event Address: Online


Event Time: 09.30am

Event Date: 13/04/2022

End Date:

Event Price: This Series has finished, but you can find all the recordings below


This Seminar Series for Kids has been completed.

You can find all the recordings and useful links below. Each presentation focuses on a different species that lives in the Hauraki Gulf. 


15 February 2022 | 9.30am Recording HERE (Passcode: 4K4?.Mbt)

‘Blue Whales’ – Dawn Barlow: Explore the world of the largest animals on earth, the blue whales and learn how blue whales in Aotearoa are unlike blue whales anywhere else in the world.






24 February 2022 | 9.30am. Recording HERE (Passcode: $V1^d68K)

‘Orca in our backyard’ – Ingrid Visser: Explore the world of killer whales with Ingrid as she reveals some of her research secrets on this incredible species 



24 March 2022 | 9.30am. Recording HERE (Passcode: b9uW1E$!)

‘Leopard seals in Auckland – from the isolated Antarctic to urban New Zealand’ – Krista van der Linde: A peek into the world of the leopard seals and why they might call Auckland home.

To learn more about Owha, here is the link to her documentary





7th April 2022 | 9.30am Recording HERE (Passcode: 6&6vT$G0)

‘An introduction to false killer whales in New Zealand waters’ – Jochen Zaeschmar: An insight into the unique behaviour, occurrence, and social  structure of the charismatic, false killer whale.  False Killer Whale INFO poster



12 April, 2022 | 09:30 AM Recording HERE (Passcode: iPRWe4$b)

‘Can you keep a secret?: Stories about our secretive Kororā / little penguins of the Tikapa Moana / Hauraki Gulf ’ – Karen Saunders: Three short stories about our little blue penguins, interweaving a few key facts and takeaways






13 April 2022 | 9.30am Recording HERE (Passcode: 3y3h%0Y=)

‘Bryde’s whales in our backyard’ – Rochelle Constantine: Learn about the Bryde’s whales and their important role in the Hauraki Gulf’s ecosystem.



Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail