Welcome to the Hauraki Gulf Conservation Trust

Preserving the natural environment of the Hauraki Gulf

Conservation Projects

Initiating and helping to implement conservation projects for the benefit of the community and the general public
(Waiheke Walking Festival pictured)

Environmental Research

Supporting research projects with educational opportunities

Environmental Funding

Providing “umbrella” funding applications for environmental groups


Our vision is for the Hauraki Gulf to be abundant with wildlife, supporting diverse and functioning forests and wetlands, healthy soils, clean water and fresh air. A place where caring communities take effective action to protect, restore and enhance its natural beauty, balance and well-being.

About Us

The Hauraki Gulf Charitable Trust was established in 1997 by the then Waikato Regional Council and in 2010 changed its name to the Hauraki Gulf Conservation Trust. The objective of the Trust is to initiate and support environmental projects in the Hauraki Gulf.

Charities Commission
Registration No CC27870

Our Funding Partners

Foundation North
Auckland Council
Auckland Council
Department Of Conservation

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