Field Trip | Levels 1-4: Guidance to planning a field trip to Cape Rodney-Okakari Point Marine Reserve (Goat Island)

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These are site visit notes to support educators plan a trip to Cape Rodney-Okakari Point Marine Reserve (Goat Island).

These notes are part of the Investigating Marine Reserves education resource - an integrated curriculum teaching resource with New Zealand’s marine reserves as a real-life context for learning. The resource links to the New Zealand Curriculum at levels 1-4, but can be adapted for use at various levels.

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Visiting Cape Rodney-Okakari Point Marine Reserve (Goat Island) (PDF, 991K) – notes for schools and educators

Supporting resources

Interpretation panels at the Cape Rodney-Okakari Point Marine Reserve:

Learning levels

  • Primary
  • Secondary


  • Marine and coastal
  • Animals
  • Plants

Curriculum learning areas

  • Science
  • Social science
  • Health and physical education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Technology


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Phone:   +64 9 445 9142
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   North Head Historic Reserve
18 Takarunga Road
North Shore 0624
Postal Address:   PO Box 32026
North Shore 0744
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Address:   Unit 12
30 Hudson Road
Postal Address:   PO Box 474
Warkworth 0941

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