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For details of the events, click on  the course title, call the centre on 092322781 or email

July 8-10 Print Making Workshop

A weekend course with accomplished Auckland artist Sandra Morris.  Starting with sketching you’ll then turn  your images into prints.

2016 Dot Course B POSTERSeptember 13-15: New Zealand Dotterel Management Course.

Aimed at agencies, community groups and volunteers involved with monitoring and managing dotterels.  NOTE: revised dates


September 23-25: Nature Journaling with Sandra Morris

Learn how to draw for identification or just for pleasure from the natural world
around the Shorebird Centre and local shellbanks.

2016 WADER ID POSTERDecember 2-4 Wader ID Course

A mix of theory and practice; as much time in the field as possible.




Courses 2017

PMFC 17 POSTER10-16  Jan 2017   The Pukorokoro Miranda Field Course.

 The Field Course is perfect for any naturalist. Topics covered in past courses have included geology, botany, and entomology, but with a focus on birds, identification, catching, and details on ecology of some of our shorebirds.  For details click on the image, contact the Centre on 09 2322781 or email us.