Reference Material / Related Links
http://www.wellingtonnz.com - All about our wonderful city, Wellington, the Capital of NZ. Where to stay, what to see....
http://www.wellington.govt.nz - Wellington City Council website. LiveLinks for people living or intending to live in Wellington. ...
Discover New Zealand through our New Zealand Tourism Board http://www.newzealand.com/travel/
http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/TePapa - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ.
Welcome! Wellington International Airport Limited (WIAL) is one of New Zealand's three largest airports. For the year to 31 March 2003 it handled 3.9 million passengers, of which 450,000 were international. For the same year there were 112,490 aircraft movements. Wellington Airport has also recently been the home to Middle Earth.
http://www.hillac.de/zei_b140.htm Peter Wells talks about his experience on F69's sink day!
http://www.divenewzealand.com/ NZ's top Dive Magazine
http://www.tourism.net.nz/region/wellington - A city experience that will reveal the creative, political and cultural nature of New Zealand, but still provide blockbuster scenery. High-energy enjoyment is the theme for Wellington. Main centres include Wellington city, Hutt Valley, Upper Hutt and Kapiti Coast.
http://www.wuc.wellington.net.nz - The Wellington Underwater Club (WUC), officially established in 1951, is thought to be the oldest dive club in New Zealand.
http://www.hydro.linz.govt.nz/tides/majports/index.asp - New Zealand Tidal Predictions.
http://home.nzcity.co.nz/weather/Default.asp?c=w - NZ Weather Forecasts
http://www.navy.mil.nz - Royal New Zealand Navy
http://www.nzunderwater.org.nz - New Zealand Underwater represents individuals and recreational groups. We actively support those concerned with the maintenance, preservation and protection of this unique resource for all creatures and plants who live in it, and those of us fortunate enough to visit it.
http://www.wannadive.net/ World dive site guide...includes F69.....
http://wreckdivingmag.com/wdmhome.html Wreck diving magazine!!
Ocean Conservation Learning Resources
Treasures of the sea - A summary of Biodiversity in the New Zealand Marine Ecoregion.
Want to see what your ecological footprint looks like.....http://www.myfootprint.org/
NZ Ministry of Fisheries Starfish website - Excellent resources for teachers and students
NZ Department of Conservation - Marine and Coastal information
Marine Bio - sharing the wonders of the ocean to inspire education, research and a sea ethic
Oceanic Research Group - dedicated to ocean conservation with a large stock photo archive.
Facts About Fish
LiveScience - explains ocean, oceans, ocean pictures, ocean pollution etc
National Geographic - the environment
Environmental Action Planner
NZ Recreational fishing/collecting rules and limits
62-page Stormwater and Environmental Education Guide
Planet ocean lesson plans and teaching ideas
Whale Education Kit - and much more
Ocean Planet Exhibition - an excellent archive of this 1995 exhibition
Ocean Conservation & Research
NIWA Group - New Zealand's leading provider of atmospheric and aquatic science
Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research - Science Serving Coastal Communities
Save the Sea - 10 things you can do to help save the sea plus much more!
National Oceanic & Atmosperic Administration - focused on the oceans and the atmosphere.
The Ocean Channel - Presenting research updates, worldwide ocean and ecological information
Other related sites.......
http://www.ships2reefs.com/ Ships to Reefs is a movement in support of the sinking of retired naval vessels for the creation of man-made reefs.
http://www.sportdiverhq.com/wreck.htm - Recreational Wreck Diving. Without question wreck diving is one of Sport Diving's most popular activities. Shipwrecks and artificial reefs attract great quantities of aquatic life, making such sites very attractive to photographers and fish watchers as well as those interested in maritime history. Wrecks are found at a variety of depths and in many different environments, making them popular with seasoned veteran and novice diver alike. As a general rule Wreck dives can be classified as either recreational or technical, with either being further classified as either external survey or penetration.
Diving Medicine Online. Comprehensive information about diving and undersea medicine for the non-medical diver, the non-diving physician and the specialist. http://scuba-doc.com -
http://www.padi.com - PADI. The website that has up-to-date dive infomation and all your dive needs. Find your local dive center or resort; Weekly dive related news; Monthly email newsletter ...
http://www.reefbase.org - ReefBase is the world's premier online information system on coral reefs, and provides information services to coral reef professionals involved in management, research, monitoring, conservation and education.
http://www.oceansatlas.org/index.jsp - Welcome to the United Nations Atlas of the Oceans. The Atlas is an information system designed for use by policy makers who need to become familiar with ocean issues and by scientists, students and resource managers who need access to underlying data bases and approaches to sustainability.
http://www.scubadiving.com - Official web site of Scuba Diving magazine. Honest reviews of scuba equipment; reader ... Copyright 2005 - Scuba Diving Magazine.
http://stuffo.howstuffworks.com/framed.htm?parent=scuba.htm&url=http://www.naui.org/table.htm - Dive Tables and other related articles are to be found in this website.
http://www.artificialreef.bc.ca - The Artificial Reef Society of British Columbia (ARSBC) is a registered non-profit society in the Province of British Columbia, and a registered tax-deductible charity in Canada. The Society has no paid employees and consists of a volunteer Board of seven Directors, and hundreds of volunteers from BC, Alberta, and the north-west United States, who have worked on our projects.
http://www.reefball.org - The Reef Ball Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 publicly supported non-profit charity that functions as an international environmental NGO. Our mission is to help restore our world's ocean ecosystems and to emphasize and protect our natural reef systems through preservation, Reef Ball technology, innovative public education opportunities, and community involvement.
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/artreef.htm - Since 1984, the Bureau of Marine Fisheries has been involved in an intensive program of artificial reef construction and biological monitoring. The purpose is to create a network of artificial reefs in the ocean waters along the New Jersey coast to provide a hard substrate for fish, shellfish and crustaceans, fishing grounds for anglers, and underwater structures for scuba divers.
http://marinefisheries.org/ar/index.asp - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's and its reefing programme
http://marinefisheries.org/reefs_pics.htm - link is to an image gallery of some Florida's artificial reefs...
http://myfwc.com/marine/ar/OriskanyPixUnderwater.htm - Check out Florida's latest reef, the aircraft carrier Oriskany . Latest images from the deep of the largest artificial reef in the world.
http://myfwc.com/marine/ar/OriskanyReefDive.htm _ more about the aircraft carrier Oriskany,
http://www.bigshipwrecks.com - Artificial Reefs of the Keys is a non-profit group in Key West, Florida, working to bring the de-commissionedex-USAFS Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg to their waters to become an artificial reef.
http://www.calreefs.org - Through public education and scientific research, CARE promotes awareness and understanding of the potential value to be derived from artificial reef ecosystems in offshore California, and further supports their preservation and enhancement when recognized as being beneficial to the marine environment.
http://www.cawreckdivers.org/WrcksName.htm - Southern Californian Shipwrecks