Field Trip | Levels 1-4: Guidance to planning a field trip to Whanganui A Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve.

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These are site visit notes to support educators plan a trip to Whanganui A Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve.

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 Whanganui A Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve (PDF, 705K): notes for schools and educators

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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