Waka plastics trawl, Hawke’s Bay Te hao kirihou mā runga waka,Te Matau-a-Māui

Te Karu o Te Ika Voyaging Trust and 5 Gyres Institute are using the waka

  wakaboatMāori | Noun
 Te Matau a Māui to help measure the amount of microplastics in the ocean. This is the first microplastics trawl in Aotearoa New Zealand’s waters. 

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E whakaine ana te nui o ngā kirihou moroiti ki roto i te moana e Te Karu o Te Ika Voyaging Trust me 5 Gyres Institute mā te waka o Te Matau-a-Māui. Koinei te haonga tuatahi o ngā kirihou moroiti ki ngā wai o Aotearoa.

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