The next underwater gardening session is on Sunday, 23 January 2022. Snorkellers and eaters are required as all removed kina (pictured) is eaten, while the shells can be composted.

Are you kina to cool off with a spot of underwater gardening this summer?

Waiheke Kelp Gardeners is gearing up for another season of diving and snorkelling for kina (sea urchins) and learning how to regenerate inshore coastal areas.

Ocean-loving volunteers can help out, and there’s no cost to participate, although registration with Waiheke Dive and Snorkel is essential.

Read the full story in Gulf News out today!

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