Aotearoa New Zealand Seaweed Association
Providing a united voice on matters which promote our vision of a high value, nature positive seaweed industry for Aotearoa New Zealand.
Working to build an industry that delivers healthy marine ecosystems, thriving communities and is a significant contributor to the New Zealand economy. By coming together as a community, we will better the whole industry, and our environment, for generations to come.
We invite you to join us on our mission if our values align with yours.
Collaboration ⎯ Mahi tahi
We work together across the seaweed ecosystem, with iwi and the entire stakeholder landscape to fulfill our vision.
Integrity ⎯ Ngākau tapatahi
We build trust in our sector through honourable practices and commitment to quality standards.
Sustainability ⎯ Kaitiakitanga
We are committed to ensuring our natural seaweed resources are available for future generations to enjoy, we see sustainability as an integral factor across the economy, society and the environment.
Multiple Knowledge Systems ⎯ Mātauranga
We respect the rich diversity of knowledge that will help build an enduring seaweed industry. Science, Mātauranga Māori, local practitioner knowledge and international perspectives will all contribute to our success.
Future thinking ⎯ Titiro whanui
We think beyond the challenges of today so that we create an enduring industry that is beneficial for our people and place.
Why seaweed? how are we unique?
Join us in our mission to build a sustainable high-value industry for the future – one that is good for people and good for our planet.
With thanks to our founding sponsors
Thanks to the generosity of these founding sponsors who provided seed funding to launch our new organisation.
Seaweed in the News
About the Seaweed Sector in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Much work is to be done to fast track the development of this emerging industry in Aotearoa New Zealand.