Kia ora! My name is Wednesday, I am a 6th-year student from the University of Auckland currently working towards my Masters of Science in Marine Science. Originally from Mount Maunganui, I am an avid diver and love being in, on and around the water and love sharing my passion for environmental conservation, research and education with others. I am actively involved in volunteering and love helping out with environmental work in my community.
As an emerging scientist, I am looking forward to developing my hands-on science skills and sharing my adventures and the critters I meet with my peers and the public to encourage environmental awareness and exploration through science communication.
Kia ora! Ko Wednesday toku ingoa. Nō England ōku tīpuna. I tipu ake au ki Tauranga, e noho ana au kei Tāmaki Makaurau. Kia Ora! My name is Wednesday, and I am one of this year’s BLAKE ambassadors! I am currently a Master’s of Science student at the University of Auckland researching the behavioural driversContinue reading “Protecting hoiho and pakake – a BLAKE ambassadorship”
What an incredible few days we have had! Over the past few days Giverny and I have been getting some awesome hands on experience and have met some of New Zealand’s special taonga! This week we have been spending time with Department of Conservation staff helping out with some Yellow Eyed Penguin (hoiho) and NZContinue reading “BLAKE Ambassadors: Day One!”
Kia ora! My name is Wednesday Davis and I am incredibly excited and honoured to introduce myself as one of the 2020/21 BLAKE Department of Conservation Ambassadors! A massive thank you goes out to BLAKE, Department of Conservation and the Yellow Eyed Penguin trust for making this opportunity possible. How did I find myself hereContinue reading “BLAKE Ambassadors: A wee introduction”
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