Advance and promote the conservation and protection of the Kāpiti Marine Reserve and surrounding marine environment for the benefit of the local community now and for future generations by supporting marine conservation education, research and advocacy initiatives that engage and inform the local community about Kāpiti marine reserve and provide them with opportunities to act as Kaitiaki, to connect with, take pride in and ownership of their local marine environment.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides advice / information / advocacy
Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)
Environment / conservation
Education / training / research
We currently have 10 trustees that constitute our governance board including 2 executive positions: Chair, and Treasurer. Our trust deed rules require a minimum of 4 trustees and a maximum of 10. We have a facebook group with a membership of nearly 1300 marine users, recreational and commercial fishers, boaties, divers, marine scientists, educators, conservationists and other members of the local community with an interest in the Kapiti marine space.
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