Love your Coast Wellington 2016 | Sustainable Coastlines

Event Details

Oct 2016
Dec 2016

We will provide (at no cost to your school):

  • An educational presentation from our highly experienced staff, about the effects of littering and single-use on our coasts and oceans.
  • An organised beach clean-up with our first aid-trained staff, including rubbish audit and disposal.
  • All equipment required (gloves, sacks, first aid kits, hi-visibility vests for leaders, a RAMs and Health and Safety plan).
  • Student consent forms (download here).
  • Our Health & Safety Management Plan (download here).
  • Excellent online promotion of your school’s involvement.

To be involved, we simply ask that you:

  1. Register here to secure your participation.
  2. Complete our evaluation surveys. These surveys before and after our educational presentation are crucial for evaluating and improving our work. They also allow us to deliver our programme at no cost to schools. Find out more here.
  3. Complete student consent forms. To participate, we need to either receive a copy of your students’ completed blanket field trip consent, or click here to download and complete ours.
  4. Please organise your own transportation to the beach clean-up activity.

Since 2010 our charity Sustainable Coastlines has delivered our Love your Coast litter awareness and beach clean-up programme at schools around the Wellington region, with incredible results. Last year over 3,500 people from the region joined us for clean-up events and over 5,000 attended our educational talks. This summer, we are running this popular project again and would love you to be involved. See the fun from last year here.


We’re assisting and running a number of public cleanups coming up –

November 19th – Wellington Harbour Spring-Clean – This is a SCUBA focussed cleanup but always a great time on the waterfront, with kayakers and walkers still required to help out.  Always a fun day of music, education and diving!

December 10th – Makara / Terawhiti Beach Cleanup – Our collaboration with Meridian Energy to help cleanup Makara and the private beaches of the West Wind Farm.


Anytime during Term 4 — Monday 10 October to Friday 9 December 2016 — we offer any year group at your school the opportunity to be a part of Love your Coast Wellington 2016 by receiving an educational presentation and/or an organised clean-up of your local coastline or waterway at no cost to your school.

Our experienced presenters will visit your school at a time that suits you during the term. Through our multimedia presentation we will build an understanding about litter challenges, and motivate students to look after their local stretch of coast.

We can also offer to coordinate a clean-up event for your school and provide rubbish sacks, gloves and Health and Safety equipment for cleaning up the coast, all at no cost. Transport for your event must be organised and paid for by the school.

Presentations and clean-up activities are open to every school in the Kapiti, Hutt Valley, Wellington and Wairarapa regions.