On Tuesday, Tī Kōuka class from Waiheke Primary School went to Whakanewha to collect data from the rocky shore.
We braved the miserable gusts of wind and torrential rain as our teeth chattered and bodies shook with cold. Luckily we were well prepared with umbrellas, raincoats and boots, and therefore protected. We were collecting data to go on mm2.net.nz (which stands for marine metre squared) with Dr Mels Barton, a marine biologist, and Nicky Elmore, an Enviroschools facilitator (part of the sustainable schools team on Auckland council).
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