Click here to sign up to our regular newsletters!

Sign Up - Click here to sign up to our regular newsletters
  Menu

Archived newsletters and media releases

March 2016 newsletter: A great start to the year!

March 11, 2016, 09:21 AM
Click here to read the full issue or view as a PDF.  In this issue:

  • SWG Chairman’s welcome and project update.
  • Mana Whenua representatives keep pace with SWG.
  • New Faces – project staff.
  • Gulf News
    • New Hauraki Gulf poster series
    • Hauraki Gulf Forum launches new story telling platform for the Gulf
    • MAD Marine 2016
aaaa

November 2015 newsletter: under full sail!

November 18, 2015, 04:05 PM

Click here to read the full issue or view as a PDF. We're back under full sail with a refreshed process and some new faces... 

Media Release - Marine Spatial Plan to be delivered in 2016

September 14, 2015, 06:00 PM
Today saw confirmation of a refreshed process for Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari, the project to produce a Marine Spatial Plan for the Hauraki Gulf/Tikapa Moana. The Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari Stakeholder Working Group will reconvene next month, with the final plan to be delivered in 2016. 

Media Release - Farewell to Nick Main

August 04, 2015, 09:58 AM
From Penny Webster and Paul Majurey, co-chairs of the Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari Project Steering Group (PSG).

Media Release - Timeframe extension for Marine Spatial Plan

July 14, 2015, 01:59 PM
On 22 June 2015, Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari – the ground-breaking project to create a Marine Spatial Plan for the Hauraki Gulf/Tikapa Moana – announced an extension to the timeframe for producing the final plan.

Project Q&A

July 14, 2015, 01:59 PM
More on the Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari project and how we're working towards the Hauraki Gulf/Tikapa Moana Marine Spatial Plan.

IRP releases second report

April 21, 2015, 03:09 PM
The Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari Independent Review Panel (IRP) has released the second of three reports it will provide over the course of the project. 

Media Release - Celebrity panel discusses key issues facing the Hauraki Gulf

March 06, 2015, 02:16 PM

What is the most important issue facing the Hauraki Gulf?

This was the question posed at the New Zealand Association for Environment Education’s (NZAEE) Seaweek celebrity panel, hosted by Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari. For some it was education, for others, a lack of understanding of the relationship between land and sea. But most of all it was lively and engaging, exploring our connection with, and dependence on, the sea.

March 2015 newsletter: the run to the finish

March 03, 2015, 01:03 PM
In less than five months, the Sea Change - Tai Timu Tai Pari Stakeholder Working Group will have completed the Hauraki Gulf Marine Spatial Plan.

Roundtable handover to SWG

February 27, 2015, 03:10 PM
In mid-2014, the SWG established seven issues-based ‘Roundtables’ to break the work of Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari into manageable pieces.

Summer survey results

February 27, 2015, 02:37 PM
The results from 1602 responses have been analysed and reported through to the SWG! Check out what you told us in the 'Our Gulf. Our Future. Your Voice.' summer survey. 

Media Release - Does the Hauraki Gulf/Tikapa Moana need more marine reserves?

January 08, 2015, 10:00 AM
A chance for public input on future plans for the Gulf

Media Release - New Zealand Herald series

January 05, 2015, 03:30 PM
From 15-19 December, the New Zealand  Herald ran a detailed five-day series on Sea Change – Tai Timu Pari.   The series was very well received and we were delighted to see the issues facing the Hauraki Gulf/Tikapa Moana getting such comprehensive coverage.

Media Release - Gulf survey targets Auckland and Coromandel residents and holiday-makers

December 23, 2014, 10:00 AM
Auckland and Coromandel residents and holiday-makers are being encouraged to add their voices to a major marine planning exercise in the Hauraki Gulf/Tikapa Moana.

December 2014 newsletter: add your voice now

December 22, 2014, 08:30 AM
As 2014 draws to a close, Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari is preparing for the most critical phase of its work: the writing of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Spatial Plan. Between now and late January, you have a key opportunity to make your contribution to this work. 

Radio NZ Sea Change features – Tai Timu Tai Pari

December 15, 2014, 05:32 AM

Broadcaster Kim Hill featured Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari in her 13/12 Radio NZ programme, interviewing Stakeholder Working Group Independent Chair Nick Main and NIWA scientist Dr Alison MacDiarmid. Read on for details and links to the audio.

Key surveys now closed

December 12, 2014, 12:00 PM
Thank you for your feedback. Your responses are being fed back to the Stakeholder Working Group.

Media Release - It's time to stop playing the 'blame game' on Gulf issues

December 08, 2014, 10:00 AM
Everyone using the Hauraki Gulf/Tikapa Moana needs to stop playing the 'blame game' and work together to find solutions to the key issues.

September 2014 newsletter: have your say

September 30, 2014, 12:00 PM
New research shows the Gulf is at a crossroads. Have your say into this phase of the Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari work.

IRP releases first report

September 25, 2014, 07:21 AM
The Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari Independent Review Panel (IRP) has released the first of three reports it will provide over the course of the project. 

Media Release - Community knowledge helps shape plan for Hauraki Gulf

September 11, 2014, 10:00 AM
Feedback gathered from Hauraki Gulf communities is helping to shape a major marine planning exercise for the Hauraki Gulf.

July 2014 newsletter: a milestone month

July 31, 2014, 09:30 AM
July marked ‘one year to go!’ for the development of the Hauraki Gulf marine spatial plan.

June 2014 newsletter: our next phase

June 30, 2014, 02:00 PM
A stunning new document spotlights 'The Voices of the Gulf', as the commencement of 'Roundtables' signals the next phase of work.

Radio NZ Hauraki Gulf feature

June 27, 2014, 05:00 PM
On Thursday 26 June, Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari featured in Alison Ballance's 'Our Changing World' programme on Radio New Zealand.

May 2014 newsletter: under full sail

May 30, 2014, 01:30 PM
The establishment phase is behind us and an intense amount of project activity is going on, all of it aimed at securing a healthy, productive and sustainable future for the Hauraki Gulf.

April 2014 newsletter: cracking on!

April 30, 2014, 05:30 PM
The past few months have been a busy time for the Stakeholder Working Group (SWG) as they build their knowledge of the issues facing the Hauraki Gulf. The task ahead is taking shape and the group is gaining traction.

We Love our Gulf!

April 30, 2014, 05:30 AM
From December 2013-March 2014, giant 'Love our Gulf' message boards appeared at 11 beaches and community events to capture your favourite things about the Hauraki Gulf.        

March 2014 newsletter: a very busy start to the year...

March 31, 2014, 05:30 PM
The new-look Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari newsletter updates you on a very busy start to 2014!

Media Release - Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari stakeholder process

January 06, 2014, 10:52 AM
As thousands of kiwis use the Hauraki Gulf for recreation over summer, the Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari project designed to protect its health is announcing excellent progress.

December 2013 newsletter: the Sea Change SWG

December 30, 2013, 09:30 PM
The Stakeholder Working Group for Sea Change has been formed, with former Deloittes New Zealand CEO Nick Main as its independent chairperson.

October 2013 newsletter: thank you!

October 31, 2013, 10:00 PM
A big thank you goes out to those who attended one of the recent forums to help develop a Stakeholder Working Group (SWG) for the Hauraki Gulf “Sea Change” project.

Media Release - Big turnout at Sea Change forums bodes well for future

October 21, 2013, 02:07 PM
A big turnout at two forums held as part of developing a Stakeholder Working Group (SWG) for the Hauraki Gulf “Sea Change” project bodes well for its success, says the chair of the project’s board Dr Roger Blakeley.

Media Release - Sea Change underway for Hauraki Gulf

September 09, 2013, 02:03 PM
A major new, multi-party project aimed at better protecting the health and productivity of the Hauraki Gulf (Tikapa Moana/Te Moananui a Toi) has been officially launched tonight in Auckland.

Media Release - Hauraki Gulf Marine Spatial Plan

August 27, 2013, 01:58 PM
Establishing a united vision for the entire Hauraki Gulf has taken another important step with the appointment earlier this month of co-chairs for the Hauraki Gulf Marine Spatial Plan project steering group (PSG).

 

Hauraki Gulf Forum Ministry for Primary Industries  Department of Conservation (DOC) Waikato Regional Council Auckland Council