Today we are introducing the Founder/Project Director Lydia Green

Lydia is an experienced marine ecologist and has worked with manta rays since 2013. She has researched manta ray populations in Fiji, Mexico, the Maldives and New Zealand .

Lydia founded Manta Watch New Zealand Charitable Trust and has been Project Manager since its creation in 2017. She has extensive  knowledge of oceanic manta rays in NZ waters and manages the project’s sightings and photo ID databases

She is also an experienced marine educator and is MWANZ’s main contact for community engagement and outreach programs.

Keen to collaborate and/or support with Manta Watch NZ? You can get in touch with Lydia and the team