February, 2021

2021Sun14Feb8:00 am11:00 amOkura Kaitiaki DayExperiencing Marine Reserves Event8:00 am - 11:00 am Deborah Reserve, 43 Okura River Road, Okura, Auckland 0792Type:Environmental,SportsWhere:North AucklandAges:Children (5 to 10 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Stand up paddle boarding

Event Details

Celebrate the Okura marine reserve with Experiencing Marine Reserves. Enjoy a day of guided kayaking with Canoe and Kayak, stand up paddleboarding with Mission Bay Watersports, freshwater workshops by Whitebait Connection and information stalls about the Long Bay – Okura Marine Reserve.

Minimum age for the on-water activities is 10 years old.
No minimum age for the land based activities.

Registrations are essential for the kayaking and the paddleboarding.

Please note that the kayaking and paddleboarding activities do not depart together – they are separate activities.

Please only sign up for one activity as spaces are limited on this event.
Registrations are essential.
Slot 1: 8:00am-9:30am
Slot 2: 9:30am-11:00am
Please arrive 15mins prior to your start time.

This event is funded by the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board and The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation.


FREE event. Koha – donations appreciated. If you are no longer able to make the event you need to give at least 48 hours notice – otherwise an invoice of $25pp may be issued.


Experiencing Marine ReservesExperiencing Marine Reserves EMR is a national programme of experiential learning about marine conservation. EMR’s independence, professional delivery, marine reserves focus and provision of a range of learning styles make it unique within New Zealand.