Tēnā kotou katoa – Haere mai

Ko tatou te moana, Ko te moana ko tatou 

We are the Ocean, The Ocean is us

Tena koutou katoa – Nau mai Haere mai

Our Vision

A healthy moana in which coastal ecosystems and human communities thrive in a harmonious, respectful and mutually beneficial relationship that recognises the Ocean as a living being, whose Mauri (life-force) is critical to the healthy functioning of the planet.

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Our Work

Hauora Moana

The Hauora Moana Community Monitoring Initiative aims to encourage and empower communities to care for their local marine ecosystems

Ocean Plastic

Read about our initiatives to change our relationship with Plastic

Te Whanga Hauora o Tutukaka

Restoring the mauri of Tutukaka Harbour to a vibrant and healthy state where kelp forests flourish, marine life abounds and our communities thrive.

About the Trust

Read more about the Trust’s Vision, mission, purpose statements and read about our Trustees


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Kindred Spirits

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Te Wairua O Te Moananui-Ocean Spirit Charitable Trust

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