Contact WUCEL

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Phone: +64 4 470 9250
Fax: +64 4 383 4172
Location: 396 The Esplanade, Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand

Key staff

WUCEL Director

Director, Wellington University Coastal Ecology Laboratory

School of Biological Sciences


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Daniel McNaughtan

Coastal Ecology Technical Officer
School of Biological Sciences

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John Vandersman


From Victoria University of Wellington

Head north up Kelburn Parade and take the first left down Devon St, tending left again, until Aro St is reached. (Note: this road is twisty and narrow and not suitable for long vehicles). Turn left at Aro St, right into Ohiro Rd and right onto Happy Valley Rd at the top of the hill. Continue straight ahead through Brooklyn village and follow Ohiro Rd all the way to the sea. Turn left. The Lab is approximately 0.5 km further on the left.

From Wellington station

Head north onto Aotea Quay. Drive past Te Papa and turn right onto Kent Tce and follow signs to Island Bay. Travel around the Basin Reserve and along Adelaide Rd. Follow the road all the way to the sea, turning right at the end of The Esplanade. The Lab is approximately 1 km further around the coast.


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