Young Ocean Explorers

6 x 6' of content|TVNZ+

Riley Hathaway is a passionate young ambassador for all things under-the-sea.

Building on the success of the Young Ocean Explorers platform, this series of 6 minute stories deep dives into

Kaitiaki o te Moana

The Future is in our Hands

Young Ocean Explorers are back with brand new content sure to inspire and ignite passion in Rangatahi all over Aotearoa.

Bringing six stories from amazing Kiwis motivated to bring about positive change, this season we head out of Auckland and travel around the country meeting environmental warriors who are doing fantastic mahi to care for our oceans and waterways.

Now more than ever, our youth understand that the world is in turmoil. They know why it is so important to protect what we have now, for future generations.

We travel to Raglan, Blue Duck Station, Taranaki, Wellington, Dunedin, and Kaikoura where Riley finds out about the steps awesome Kiwis are taking to action their initiatives and we learn about the big difference they are all making.

Stories we’ll look at will include –an awesome citizen science Project Reef Life – where Taranaki locals are discovering and documenting the subtidal rocky reef communities found in the South Taranaki Bight.

We’ll also meet amazing students and teachers and uncover their success story – revealing the great mahi they are doing to help protect their waterways with riparian planting.

Riley’s Dad Steve, joins her on a couple of adventures too.

It doesn’t matter how far we live from the ocean, everything we do on the land can have an effect on it.

Young Ocean Explorers brings us these stories of hope and reminds us all that every little but counts and we can all play our part.

Click here for your Young Ocean Explorers experience.  All episodes available on TVNZ+


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“I can honestly say that the level of conversation that the Young Ocean Explorers material evokes is astounding.”

Year 2 teacher published in Gazette NC

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