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Founding Partners

 

The key to the success of Taranaki Mounga is the partnerships and collaboration between iwi, the Taranaki community, local councils, government, the region’s private sector and philanthropists.

 

Department of Conservation

DOC is responsible for conserving the natural and historic heritage of New Zealand. Since the land around Mt Taranaki was first formally protected in 1881 various government departments have been in charge of its protection, with DOC taking on responsibility for the national park’s welfare in 1987.
www.doc.govt.nz

Taranaki Iwi Chairs Forum

Protecting and upholding the mauri (life-force and vitality) of the Mounga is crucial to the eight iwi of Taranaki.

Ngāti Mutunga
Ngāti Maru
Ngāti Ruanui
Taranaki
Te Āti Awa
Nga Rauru
Ngāruahinerangi
Ngāti Tama

NEXT Foundation

The NEXT Foundation is a philanthropic trust with the vision “to create a legacy of environmental and educational excellence for the benefit of future generations of New Zealanders”.

Taranaki Mounga follows on from the success of other NEXT Foundation related investments, such as creating a conservation park out of Rotoroa Island and Project Janszoon, a privately funded 30 year ecological restoration of Abel Tasman National Park. Taranaki Mounga make use of the technologies developed by Zero Invasive Predators (ZIP), which is funded by a collaboration of partners including NEXT, such as novel traps and automated monitoring.

In 2018 Te Manahuna Aoraki was launched and is a large-scale conservation project focused on restoring the biodiversity of the upper Mackenzie Basin and Aoraki National Park. NEXT Foundation are also partners of Predator Free Wellington which aims to make Wellington the first predator free capital city in the world.

www.nextfoundation.org.nz

 

 

 

 

FOUNDING SPONSORS

 

The key to the success of Taranaki Mounga is the partnerships and collaboration between iwi, the Taranaki community, local councils, government, the region’s private sector and philanthropists.

 

 

Shell NZ Shell

New Zealand are one of our valued founding sponsors. The company announced the sale of its assets, permits and eventual departure from New Zealand in 2018. Strong is its commitment to biodiversity in the country and to our own restoration work, they will continue to support our project through until 2021.

shell.com

 

TSB Community Trust

TSB Community Trust Our Vision is to be a champion of positive opportunities and an agent of beneficial change for Taranaki and its people now and in the future. We are committed to proactively working with others to contribute to the success and wellbeing of Taranaki and its people, including restoration of our precious natural environment for present and future generations.

The TSB Community Trust was established in 1988 as the sole shareholder of TSB Bank Ltd. Today the Trust owns TSB Group Ltd, a holding company that manages the Trust’s asset investments, which include 100% of TSB Bank Ltd and 49% of Fisher Funds Management.

tsbtrust.org.nz

 

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research is a Crown Research Institute focused on environmental science. We are the lead provider of public-good, land-based science. Our guiding principle of Manaaki whenua, Manaaki tangata reflects the way we partner with others to care for the land, the people and grow prosperity for New Zealand’s future.

landcareresearch.co.nz

 

Jasmine Social Investments

jasmine.org.nz

 

 

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