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Tikapa Moana

Sea Change

The Hauraki Gulf, also known as Tīkapa Moana, has been a precious treasure to the people who have belonged to it for over a thousand years. However, the Gulf is now facing significant pressure and its communities have witnessed a decline in its environmental quality, resources, and mauri.


Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari, the Hauraki Gulf Marine Spatial Plan, is a collaborative effort between various entities, including mana whenua, local and central government agencies, and local communities and interest groups, aimed at managing and safeguarding the Gulf. The plan proposes several significant principles and innovative measures to achieve a shared vision of the Gulf’s revitalization as a vibrant and productive place that supports healthy and prosperous communities with a strong mauri.


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Join us in protecting and enhancing the Hauraki Gulf for future generations. Download the Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari plan today and discover how we can work together to secure a healthy, productive, and sustainable future for this national treasure.