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First yacht to leave on 2013 OceansWatch Expedition

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 12:27 pm | OceansWatch

This is shaping up to be a big year for OceansWatch as we make progress on our goal of “Saving the Ocean – one reef at a time." More >>

OceansWatch provided First Aid supplies to Solomon Islands

Friday, 12 April 2013, 12:21 pm | OceansWatch

As OceansWatch prepares for its 2013 Expedition to the South Pacific we would like to extend our thanks to all our great sponsors especially those amongst the Whangarei Marine Industries - Your help makes it all possible! More >>

Solomon Islands: OceansWatch helping in wake of Tsunami

Monday, 18 February 2013, 11:39 am | OceansWatch

Joe Nokali is a resident of Tuwo village on Fenualoa Island in the Reef Islands, Temotu District of the Solomon Islands. Over the last 3 years that OceansWatch has been visiting the area to help the community Joe has been an active member of the ... More >>

Progress in the Solomon Islands

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 3:16 pm | OceansWatch

It’s been a busy couple of months on ‘Cat Knapp’ as she sailed from New Zealand to Vanuatu and Solomon Islands. We are currently coming to the end of a week of repairs, restocking and meetings in Honiara before we depart for Papua New Guinea. Despite ... More >>

OceansWatch: Exciting New Projects for 2011

Tuesday, 15 March 2011, 12:11 pm | OceansWatch

OceansWatch is an international not-for-profit organisation that works with sailors, divers and scientists worldwide to help coastal communities conserve their marine environments, develop sustainable livelihoods and access primary education. More >>

Colossal community-led Island cleanup event

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 11:58 am | OceansWatch

Over 3000 people turned out from a total population of around 4500, with young and old joining forces to pick up rubbish from every corner of Foa and Lifuka Islands. More than 120 truckloads of plastic, steel, tin, aluminum and glass. More >>

OceansWatch Marine Protection Areas: Karkar Island

Thursday, 10 September 2009, 2:18 pm | OceansWatch

The OceansWatch Magic Roundabout team, led by Chris Bone, continue to make progress on their expedition through Papua New Guinea, this time returning to Karkar Island where the yacht last visited local communities in September 2008. The current expedition ... More >>

OceansWatch signs off its first MPA

Friday, 24 July 2009, 11:57 am | OceansWatch

The 2009 work season has successfully begun for two Oceanswatch teams – one based in Vanuatu (led by Natalie Riddler on several host yachts) and another in the Solomon Islands and PNG (led by Chris Bone on Magic Roundabout). Natalie's team is starting ... More >>

OceansWatch new videos now availiable on Youtube

Friday, 19 June 2009, 3:17 pm | OceansWatch

OceansWatch DVD from the 2008 expedition is now availiable on Youtube. To find out more about our project and our work, visit OceansWatch video on Youtube (part 1) and part 2 will be in related videos. Magic Roundabout left Opua, New Zealand Tuesday ... More >>

Video: OceansWatch introduction

Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 1:46 pm | OceansWatch

Thanks to the generous support of OceansWatch member Rachael Patching ( we now have a short OceansWatch video. If you are interested in learning a little more about what OceansWatch do this video will give you an outline. More >>

OceansWatch returns to Papua New Guinea

Wednesday, 11 February 2009, 2:48 pm | OceansWatch

In close co-operation with the world’s sailors, divers and academics, OceansWatch undertakes marine conservation projects and offers humanitarian aid to coastal communities in developing countries. More >>

OceansWatch is Gifted the use of a Yacht

Friday, 25 January 2008, 10:47 am | OceansWatch

Alice Sowerby, sister of the late Tom Sowerby, has gifted the use of his Sweden Yacht 340, Magic Roundabout, to OceansWatch More >>




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