June 11, 2014 at 1:20 pm
It feels like the calm before the storm. For more than a week nothing substantial happened with regard to the Tawaki Project. The research permit application is still being processed. We are still waiting for the final green light to order the last batch of GPS dive loggers. And the core of the team, currently with teaching duties in Germany, is also slowly simmering away in the thunderstorm ridden heat of an unusually hot June. But the clock is ticking…
June 2, 2014 at 8:04 pm
“It’s been a long time comin’, it’s goin’ to be a long time gone. ” – David Crosby
Indeed. This project has a long history without ever coming to fruition. After our first reccee trip to Breaksea Island in 2003 and in between several attempts to get support, the Tawaki Project ended up repeatedly in hiatus. Now finally, we see the finish line, which in fact is the starting line.
In the second week of September, we will be at Jackson Head. 3 months to go.