Auckland Trumpet Coastal Clean-up, Point England Reserve | Sustainable Coastlines

Event details

Sat
04
May 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Sun-smart gear
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the coast
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Old mobile phone for recycling!

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.

Sustainable Coastlines and Tip Top Trumpet invite you to come along to Point England Reserve on Saturday, 4 May for a beach clean-up.

This is a free, weekend event, so don’t be shy grab your whānau and mates and give back to our beautiful moana. We’ll start from 9:30am, heading onto the beach for the clean-up, then end with giant games, Phoenix Organics drinks and Trumpet ice creams on us.

Please register below! This helps us with event planning, and allows us to contact you if there are any important event announcements or major changes. We will get in touch with you with further details on logistics for the day.

Huge thanks to our partner, Tip Top, for sponsoring this event

For further enquiries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Dan at [email protected]

Event details

Sat
20
Apr 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Sun-smart gear
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the coast
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Pre-packed lunch

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.

All welcome to a community clean up at Rangitoto Island!

On Saturday 20th April from 9:00 AM we’re running a massive public cleanup of Rangitoto Island– thanks to our amazing sponsor ANZ.

Please head onto the fullers website and book your own ticket once you have registered below.  

Everything will be provided including health and safety documents, equipment and refreshments – we just need your and as many hands as possible to get stuck in together.

Please remember to bring your own pre-packed lunch as there is nowhere to purchase food on the island.

Timing 

  • 8:45am – Arrive at Ferry Terminal and sign-in
  • 9:15am – Ferry over to Rangitoto Island
  • 9:35am – Arrive at Rangitoto Island
  • 10:00am – Health and Safety Briefing
  • 10:15am – Clean-up starts
  • 12:15pm – Clean-up ends
  • 12:30pm – Free time!
  • 2:30pm – Ferry leaves Rangitoto Island and Event ends

Huge thanks to ANZ for the awesome day out!

Sorry, we’ve run out of tickets to share with early birds. We’ve let those of you who got in first know, so if you haven’t been notified, don’t worry, you can still come — you’ll just need to pay for your own ticket the normal way via the Fullers360 website as mentioned above.

Any questions – contact Dan on [email protected]

Event details

Sat
11
May 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Sun-smart gear
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the coast
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Camera!

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.

Please read the event instructions and REGISTER below:

On Saturday, 11 May 2024, we’re running a public clean-up at New Brighton Beach as part of The Mother of All Clean-Ups!

Held on the eve of Mother’s Day, this annual event aims to raise awareness of litter in our awa and moana with approx. 200 km of riverbank and estuary edge, Lyttelton Harbour Basin, and beach areas being cleaned up in a single morning.

We are stoked to be running the beach clean station again this year at New Brighton. We will be sending volunteers to clean up different spots along the beach from Southshore Spit to north of the Pier. We will also be running a Litter Intelligence survey & audit, so we can capture data on what items are found on this coastline.

All equipment will be provided, including gloves, sacks, and health and safety documents.

Meeting point by Basketball Court outside New Brighton Library

Timing

  • 9:00am – Event sign-in begins at home base – outside New Brighton Library
  • 9:15am – General welcome and Mother of All Clean Ups event intro
  • 9:20am – Litter Intelligence presentation and H&S briefing
  • 9:45am – Clean-up instructions and equipment hand-out
  • 10:00am – Clean-up begins
  • 11:30pm – Clean up finishes
  • 12:00pm – Celebration at home base with Phoenix drinks!

Any questions – contact Briar on [email protected]

Event details

Sat
24
Feb 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Sun-smart gear
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the coast
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Camera!

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.

All welcome to a community clean up at Tauranga South, parking along Turrent Rd. 

On Saturday 24th Feburaray from 11am we’re running a community public cleanup of Tauranga Moana – thanks to our amazing sponsor ANZ

Everything will be provided including health and safety documents, equipment and refreshments – we just need yours and as many hands as possible to get stuck in together. Please register on the form below so we can best provide refreshments for all.

Timing 

  • 11:00am – Sign in at your local station and pick up gear
  • 11:15am – Health and Safety Brief
  • 11:30am – Cleanup commences
  • 1:00pm – Return all rubbish back to relevant station and grab kai and refreshments
  • 2:00pm – Event Ends

Huge thanks to our collaborators Tauranga City Council and ANZ. 

Any questions – contact Te Hira on [email protected]

Event details

Sat
09
Mar 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes (ideally hiking boots or gum boots)
  • Sun-smart gear
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the coast
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Camera!
  • Old mobile phone for recycling!

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Phoenix Organics drinks
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.

Celebrate Seaweek 2024 with BLAKE, Sustainable Coastlines and the Christchurch City Council – this event is not to be missed!

We will all meet at the Sumner Surf Life Saving Club at 9:45 am. Our first activity will take us to the coastline; after that, we will return to the surf club for the remainder of the day -finishing at 12:30 pm. This is an indoor & outdoor event.

Following on from your rocky shore exploration with Christchurch City Council, you will be taking action to protect the marine environment from pollution with Sustainable Coastlines. Help to count, categorise, and weigh litter collected from a section of coastline as part of the Litter Intelligence program. This data will then help to inform solutions to pollution! Sustainable Coastlines will also be running a turtle obstacle course celebrating navigating the challenges and wonder of the ocean!

Top the afternoon off by experiencing the wonder of Aotearoa’s ocean environment through virtual reality with BLAKE. 

Let’s experience the unique species living along the ever-changing coastline together this Seaweek!

Register below NOW! Spaces are limited.

Timings 

  • 9:45 pm – Sign-in opens!
  • 10:00 am – Introductions by CCC, Blake NZ and Sustainable Coastlines, Indoor Health & Safety Brief
  • 10:10 am – Outdoor Health & Safety Briefing
  • 10:15 am – Christchurch City Council: Rock Pool Activity (outdoors)
  • 10:55 am – Wharepaku and snack break
  • 11:10 am – Sustainable Coastlines: Litter Intelligence Audit + Yoshi’s Journey
  • 11:50 am – Blake NZ: VR Experience
  • 12:30 pm – Event wrap up!

Any questions please reach out to:

Briar – [email protected]

Pete – [email protected]

If you’d like to find out about all the other exciting events happening check out the Seaweek website:
https://www.seaweek.org.nz/whats-on

Event details

Sat
02
Mar 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Sun-smart gear: long sleeved tops and trousers
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the coast
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Camera!

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.
  • Light Refreshments

Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana is New Zealand’s annual, national week of celebrating the sea and is taking place this year between 2-10 March 2024.

Come and join CVNZ and Sustainable Coastlines on Saturday 2nd March from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm for a coastline clean-up along the edge of of the Te Ihutai/ Avon-Heathcote Estuary.

In addition, Sustainable Coastlines’ will be running a Litter Intelligence survey. Litter Intelligence is Aotearoa’s first and only national litter monitoring programme. The litter data collected can then be used to action change and create solutions to reduce pollution on the coastlines of Aotearoa.

The pollution collected from the Litter Intelligence area will then be audited at an event in Sumner the following weekend, Saturday, 9th March.  For more information head to the Sustainable Coastlines event page: https://sustainablecoastlines.org/events/

PLEASE REGISTER using the link below.

Timings 

  • 1:00 pm – Sign in opens at South New Brighton Community Hall!
  • 1:10 pm – Introductions by CVNZ and Sustainable Coastlines
  • 1:15 pm – Health & Safety briefing
  • 1:30 pm – Litter Survey and wider clean-up commences
  • 3:00 pm – Return all rubbish back to South New Brighton Community Hall – followed by refreshments.
  • 3:30 pm – Closing remarks and end of event wrap-up!

Any questions please reach out to: Briar – [email protected] or [email protected]

If you’d like to find out about all the other exciting events happening for Seaweek, check out the Seaweek website:
https://www.seaweek.org.nz/whats-on

Event details

Sun
24
Mar 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Sun-smart gear
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the coast
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Camera!

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.

In collaboration with Te Taiao Conservation Network, we invite you to join us in cleaning up the Waitematā Harbour at Harbour View Beach Reserve. 

Please note the date has moved to the Sunday due to the sudden change in weather!

This is a weekend event, so don’t be shy, grab your whānau, a mate (or two!) and give back to our beautiful moana.

On the day there will be a sign-in station where volunteers will pick up gear, be given a briefing and then head out for a beach clean-up, litter survey and audit. You will also have a chance to learn about the significance of the area for bird biodiversity and the importance of pest control. Afterwards, we’ll celebrate our mahi with music, games, Phoenix Organics drinks and some amazing snacks provided by Sisterly swimwear – a sustainable brand based in Canada (visiting Aotearoa) that make swimming suits out of recycled fishnets and carpet fluff at the end of their useable life!

Please bring along any old mobile phones you have for recycling!

To reduce harmful emissions from exhausts and brake and tyre wear that impact on our coastlines we encourage you to consider travelling to this event by;

  • Walking or riding a bike. The site is located on a walking and cycling path and valet bike parking will be provided.
  • Public transport. The event is easily reached by bus – Stop 1610 or 1671. Plan your trip with the Auckland Transport Journey Planner. 

HOUSE KEEPING: Pets are not allowed. Even though we love good dogs, we can’t have them on the reserves as these are nesting areas. Please do not bring your dog, we hope you can understand.

For further enquiries don’t hesitate to get in touch with Teresina at [email protected]

Event details

Sat
24
Feb 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes (ideally hiking boots or gum boots)
  • Sun-smart gear
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the coast
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Camera!
  • Old mobile phone for recycling!

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Phoenix Organics drinks
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.

Sustainable Coastlines and ANZ invite you to come along to New Brighton Pier, Christchurch, to put in the Mahi to help our Moana.

All are welcome to this whānau-friendly free event. We’ll start at 10:00 am, meet at by Basketball Court outside New Brighton Library for the clean-up, and then end with Phoenix Organics drinks. We will also be running a Litter Intelligence survey & audit, so we can capture data on what items are found at this site.

Please bring along any old mobile phones you have for recycling!

All equipment, including gloves, sacks, and health and safety documents, will be provided.

Please arrive early and take your time finding a safe place to park.

Any questions – contact Briar at [email protected]

PLEASE REGISTER BELOW!

Event details

Fri
26
Jan 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Sun-smart gear
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the waterfront
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Camera!

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.

All welcome to the Great Wellington Waterfront Clean-up at Wellington Museum!

On Friday 26th January from 12:00PM we’re running a massive public cleanup of Wellington Waterfront.

Everything will be provided including health and safety documents, equipment and refreshments – we just need your and as many hands as possible to get stuck in together. Please register on the form below so we can best provide refreshments for all.

Huge thanks to Wellington Museum,Wellington City Council and Phoenix Organics.

Any questions – contact Dan on [email protected]

Event Cancelled

Sadly, we’ve made the decision to cancel this event, due to various happenings in the SC whānau.

Please keep an eye on our events page for future clean-ups across Wellington over the coming months!

 

Event details

Tue
30
Jan 2024

Remember to bring:

  • Closed-toed shoes (ideally hiking boots or gum boots)
  • Sun-smart gear
  • Raincoats and appropriate clothing for the day on the coast
  • Reusable drink bottle, filled and ready to go
  • Camera!
  • Old mobile phone for recycling!

We will provide: 

  • All relevant gear: gloves, sacks
  • Health and Safety documentation & briefing
  • First aid trained staff and first aid kits
  • Kai and drinks
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Rubbish removal to transfer station.

Sustainable Coastlines invites you to come along to Hikoikoi Reserve to put in the mahi to help Te Whanganui a Tara – Wellington’s harbour!

All welcome to this whānau-friendly free event. We’ll start from 3:30pm, heading onto the shoreline for the clean-up, then end with Phoenix Organics drinks and kai.

Please bring along any old mobile phones you have for recycling!

All equipment will be provided including gloves, sacks, health and safety documents.

Please arrive early and take your time finding a safe place to park..

Any questions – contact Ben at [email protected]

PLEASE REGISTER BELOW!