Sally Carson and Rod Morris
Sally Carson is an environmental educator and marine scientist with considerable experience leading educational initiatives where school students and the wider community engage with the marine environment, develop science skills and learn how to be kaitiaki for the coast. She has been the driver behind a number of community education initiatives including the Aquavan, and Marine Metre Squared, a national citizen science project on long term monitoring of the NZ seashore (www.mm2.net.nz). Sally is currently the director of the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre, Dept of Marine Science, University of Otago (www.marine.ac.nz).
Rod Morris is a wildlife photographer, documentary- maker, and natural historian who has contributed to some 30 books over the course of his career (www.rodmorris. co.nz). His particular interest lies in collaborating on ﬁeld guides and other nature books accessible to children, where his nature photography can showcase not only the characteristic features of our lesser-known native animals and plants, but also unique aspects of their behaviour.