Handy guides to the common animals and plants living on the seashores of New Zealand. The Northern and Southern New Zealand Rocky Shore Guides and Sandy and Muddy Shore Guides are available from the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre in card or waterproof versions. They are also available in pdf format, see Resources to download. We also produce books with activities designed for primary and intermediate school age students that can be carried out during a class trip to the shore as well as classroom-based pre- and post-trip activities.
Download a seashore resources order form (PDF)
Books and resources
We hold a range of educational resources for sale, for example shell guides, crab life cycle posters, and books for adults and children.
Contact the NZ Marine Studies Centre Reception for information and a marine resources order form
What a treasure! A chest full of resources to aid you in teaching about marine species, habitats, seashores and much more. The chest and its contents can be hired for a small fee. It can be picked up or posted to your location.