Coastal Marine Field Station Facilities
The Marine Station sits on the edge of Tauranga Harbour. It is just a few minutes from Tauranga CBD, and within a few hours by boat from the beautiful Tuhua (Mayor Island) Marine Reserve.
Within a year of its opening in December 2011, an unprecedented growth in research demand prompted the Marine Station to triple in size, creating a major centre of marine research excellence in the Bay of Plenty region. Specialised equipment is available including:
- Diving equipment
- Sampling equipment
- Sub bottom profiler.
We also have access to equipment in Hamilton including: