This website provides you with general information that is true and accurate to the best of the Young Ocean Explorers’ knowledge.

We advise you that:

  • Young Ocean Explorers may change, delete, add to, or otherwise amend the information contained on this website without notice.

  • Young Ocean Explorers do not accept any liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of this website.

  • While Young Ocean Explorers has taken all reasonable care in placing the correct information in this website, it cannot be liable for any inaccuracy, error, omission, or any other kind of inadequacy, deficiency, or flaw in, or in relation to the information contained in this website and its subsites; including its third parties' external links. The Management fully excludes any and all liability of any kind to any person or entity that chooses to rely upon the information.

  • Young Ocean Explorers do not support or recommend any specific commercial product, process, or service mentioned on this site.

  • Young Ocean Explorers is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of other websites linked to, or referenced from, this website. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Each page on this website must be read together with this disclaimer and any other disclaimer on that page. For more information, please read this website's full Terms of use, Privacy and Copyright information.

If you ignore this disclaimer, you do so at your own risk.


Terms of use


This terms and conditions document applies to all Young Ocean Explorers ("YOE") websites, web pages and subsites, including any electronic addresses and web services ("web spaces"). It must be read in conjunction with our Privacy and Copyright statements. If you use this web space you agree to these terms and conditions.

YOE may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

Acceptable use

  • You must not use this web space to send commercial communications.

  • You must not use this web space in any way that may damage the web space or the availability or accessibility of the web space, or in any way that is harmful or against the law.

  • You must not use this web space to copy, store, host, send, use, publish or share any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, root it or other malicious computer software.

  • You must not carry out any data collection activities (including data mining, data extraction and data harvesting).

  • Nothing on this web space is meant to be advice of any kind. If you need help in relation to any legal, financial or other matter, you should see a professional.

Limitations of liability

YOE will use its best endeavours to ensure our website will be operative and accurate, but does not guarantee that:

  • this web space will always be available, or will be available at all; or

  • the information on this web space is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

YOE will not be liable to you in relation to the contents of, use of, or in connection with, this web space:

  • for any direct, indirect or special loss; or

  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or expected savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

The contents of this web space's terms and conditions will protect the Young Ocean Explorers’ management, employees, agents, subsidiaries, consultants and sub-contractors in relation to any losses you suffer in connection with the web space.

These limitations of liability apply even if Young Ocean Explorers has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Nothing in this web space's terms and conditions will exclude or limit any guarantee stated by law. If any item of this web space's terms and conditions is, or is found to be, unenforceable under the law, that will not affect the other provisions of this web space's terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

If you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Young Ocean Explorers may take action to deal with the breach, including stopping your access to the web space, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the web space, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the web space and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


You agree to cover Young Ocean Explorers against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses in relation to claims or disputes incurred by Young Ocean Explorers because of any breach by you of these terms and conditions.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by New Zealand Governing Law, and any disagreement or dispute relating to the use of our web space will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.

New videos!
Interviews with Experts
Hauraki Gulf
YOE adventures
Where did all the kelp go?
What is it like to save an orca?
How to hide in plain sight
Is anything scared of a dolphin?
How can blind dolphins catch fish?
Stop plastic!
What are threats to seabirds?
What food would a turtle serve you at dinner?
Where do creatures poo in the ocean?
Pāua, Kina & Rāhui
Learn to Draw - Octopus
Rochelle Constantine answers our questions
Why is plastic so bad for sea creatures?
Top tips on saving our oceans
Learn to Draw - Bryde's Whale
Riley swims with galapagos sharks
What is a habitat?
Hope Stories - Revive our Gulf
Why do we call this a meatball?
Riley's amazing orca discovery
What do seabirds do?
Dr Siouxsie Wiles answers our questions
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke answer our questions
Goat Island
Sharks - super fast swimmers
What is an apex predator?
How does a dolphin move?
Should sharks be protected?
A swimming crab, WHAT?
Islands in the Hauraki Gulf
What do turtles use their back flippers for?
Meet the humpback whale
Learn to Draw - Māui Dolphin
What sea animal eats like a cow?
What eats turtles?
Ways to use less plastic
Riley goes whale watching
Clarke Gayford answers our questions
Learn to Draw - Bronze Whaler
What is a marine pest
Love Our Sea song for ECEs
What is a habitat?
Is that an underwater robot?
Breathing is tricky for a turtle
Are sharks bones made from noses?
Why do orca end up stuck on the beach?