Vision & mission statement

Our Vision: To be a leading marine conservation organisation and a voice for the people of Aotearoa/New Zealand to protect our marine environment.

Our Mission: To protect Aotearoa/New Zealand’s coastal and marine ecosystems through advocacy, education, and environmental stewardship, ensuring that they are managed sustainably and protected for future generations.

more about us

Our trustees

Meet our current board of trustees who provide strategic leadership of our organisation.

Mission & objectives

View our mission and the guiding objectives that drive our organisation.

our core team

Meet our core team who provide operational leadership online and on the ground.

how you can help

join our team

We have a range of customisable roles available for volunteers wanting to get involved.

Make a donation

Your generosity makes our work possible. Whether you contribute financially or with your time.

see our work

Learn more about our work we do across the country and consider helping us out.

Get involved where it matters

Connect with us to volunteer your time, knowledge, and experience to make a meaningful and positive difference in environmental education, policy, and community engagement projects.

Get Involved

We have volunteer opportunities available nationwide and online, providing structured roles, and flexible arrangements to contribute your skills.

Learn more about our brands

Our work is carried out under four brands that encompass some of the big issues facing our oceans, both locally and globally.

Latest stories

Phase out Single Use Priority items by 2023
We want the New Zealand Government to phase out Single-Use Priority (SUP)** items by 2023. The Government has indicated that these SUP items are next to be phased out, however…
December
This month’s challenge takes place under the Christmas tree.
November
This month’s challenge takes place in your garden.
October
This month’s challenge takes place on your dinner plate.
September
This month’s challenge takes place in your cleaning cupboard.