More and more New Zealanders are taking action to get out there and clean up our beaches and waterways. These three great organisations offer events and other inspiring and fun ways for us to really make a positive difference.
Love Your Coast
Love Your Coast run regular beach clean-ups around NZ.
If you’re in Auckland you can join Jack Johnson’s All At Once community for a beach clean-up at Piha, Auckland on Saturday 9th December, ahead of Jack’s show at Villa Maria on Sunday 10th. Register for your chance to win tickets to the gig as well as other great prizes at http://www.loveyourcoast.org.nz/piha-and-west-coast-clean-up/
Sea Cleaners teams have removed over 5.6 million litres of rubbish from the sea since 2002 https://seacleaners.com/
Sea Cleaners collecting 10,000 litres of rubbish a day (June 15 2018 - Newshub)
Navy and Sea Cleaners tackle more than 50,000 litres of rubbish(April 23 2017 - Stuff)
More funding for Sea Cleaners in Northland (February 24 2017 - Northern Advocate)
4.3 million litres of plastic and counting - Hayden Smith's mission to clean up our waterways (February 23 2017 - Stuff)
Sustainable Coastlines is a NZ Registered Charity that coordinate and support large-scale coastal clean-up events, educational programmes, public awareness campaigns and riparian planting projects, as well as motivating communities and volunteers around Aotearoa and the Pacific.