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The Marine Studies Centre provides a window into marine research at the University of Otago

The Centre showcases local marine life and offers marine education programmes for all ages.


Learn with us

Immerse yourself in the marine world. Unfold the mysteries of how creatures live and survive in our local ocean.

Donate to Marine Studies Centre

Your donation to the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre will help to foster an understanding and appreciation of New Zealand’s unique marine environment and responsibility towards its conservation. If you wish to discuss anything in further detail, please contact:

Angie Hughes
Development Manager, Division of Sciences
Mob +64 21 279 5932

Donate to Marine Studies Centre


Open Day Marine Science at Portobello

Sunday, 27 March 2022

An ocean of opportunities for connecting with the marine world. Explore the exciting field of marine science with hands-on activities, demonstrations and live animal exhibits.