We want everyone to be aware of the environmental problems our oceans are suffering day by day. The Blue Oceans movement supports the conservation and sustainable use of aquatic environments, including oceans, seas, coasts, and waterways and their magnificent diversity of plant and animal species, https://www.divessi.com/en-IC/blue-oceans/
This will be a Lake shore based clean up once again targeting rubbish and things that don't belong
There will be a Sausage sizzle and competition for most interesting find and a number of other spot prizes so be sure to come along and help out.
Scuba divers, free divers and shore crew all needed! Be prepared to get wet and dirty!
DATE: Sunday 27 September 2020.
LOCATION: Acacia Bay, Lake
12pm - Registrations open - ALL PARTICIPANTS, SHORE CREW AND DIVERS, MUST REGISTER ON ARRIVAL.
1pm - Safety Briefing
1.30pm - Divers in the water (45 min max dive time)
2.30pm Sorting trash into recycling piles and sausage sizzle
3.30pm - Prize giving
4pm Clean-up and pack down.
Scuba Divers who wish to participate must have a minimum of 10 logged and be comfortable working in low / zero visibility.
We have tanks and weights available for divers, but these must be booked in advance as equipment is limited alternatively Dive shack Taupo can also provide any hire equipment at $10 a tank.
If you also have your own catch bag(s) or float boat for collecting rubbish, please bring this along and ensure they are named.
If you would like to join in the fun and participate as part of the shore crew, you will need to make sure you are wearing fully covered shoes and bring a pair of gardening gloves....... also be prepared to get down and dirty!
• This is a free family friendly event, but children must be supervised at all times by an adult.
• Closed toe footwear must be worn for safety.
• Please bring your own hand protection (gardening gloves or similar).
• Don’t forget your own water bottle and bring sunscreen if it’s a warm day.
• Dress for the weather (warm clothes and jackets) – we go ahead rain or shine.
• There will also be plenty of work for non-divers to get involved.
If this event is cancelled due to weather, notification will be given on the Facebook page, the day before.
We look forward to seeing you there!
If you require gear hire please contact us beforehand to guarantee equipment availability
Full Kit hire $80 or options for individual equipment prices available