Tena 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

3rd April, 2020: We are taking this opportunity to rebuild and refresh our website. Please bear with us over the next few weeks. Some pages and content may not open or be available while we work on them. Thanks for your interest and please contact us if you would like to find out more about our work and what we can offer.

Our Vision

A healthy Ocean in which coastal ecosystems and human communities thrive in a harmonious, respectful and mutually beneficial relationship. A relationship that includes the recognition of the Ocean’s mauri (life-force) as a living being, critical to the healthy functioning of the planet.

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

Latest News

Keep up to date with our projects and activities

About the Trust

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


Books, essays, articles and Papers

Kindred Spirits

Find links to other organisations and individuals

We’d love to hear from you

glenn@oceanspirit.org or janey@oceanspirit.org

Ph: +64 21 2772989 or +64 21 2772988

Or go to our Contact Page

“Mena kei te hauora te moana ka pera ano te hauora o te iwi”  

If the ocean is healthy so too will the people be healthy