Something Fishy in the Gardens

Monday 9 July 2018 - 11 July 2018

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Venue: Dunedin Botanic Garden 12 Opoho Rd, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand

Are you looking for school holiday activities? ORC is involved in a couple of free events at the Science Festival in Dunedin.

Through electro-fishing, fyke netting and fish IDs learn about the importance of healthy rivers to healthy communities. See fresh water fish and stream invertebrate displays with a focus on stream health.


Pete Ravenscroft

Environmental Resource Scientist – Freshwater for the Otago Regional Council

Matt Dale 

Matt Dale is the Senior Advisor (Freshwater management) for Te Runanaga o Ngāi Tahu. Matt provides technical support and advice to Ngāi Tahu’s 18 Papatipu Rūnanga (sub-tribes) around freshwater ecology and mahinga kai management, helping them enact their role as Kaitiakitanga (stewards/guardians) of Te Ao Tūroa (the natural world).


Cost : Free

Children under 10 years old to be accompanied by an adult.  Please wear warm clothes and good footwear.


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