Terms & Conditions of Membership of the Aotearoa New Zealand Seaweed Association
I /we agree to:
- Act in accordance with the Vision, Purpose and Values of this Association listed below.
- Share a commitment to responsible action and business practice
A high value, nature positive seaweed industry for Aotearoa/New Zealand.
We will build an industry that delivers healthy marine ecosystems, thriving communities and is a significant contributor to the economy.
To be the principal body that provides a united voice on matters and promotes our vision
By coming together as a community, we work towards the betterment of the whole industry.
We Value 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.
We Value Collaboration – Mahi tahi
We work together across the seaweed ecosystem, with iwi and the entire stakeholder landscape to fulfill our vision.
We Value Integrity – Ngākau tapatahi
We build trust in our sector through honourable practices and commitment to quality standards.
We Value 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.
We Value 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.