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Wairau River, New Zealand.
Wairau River One of the tributaries to the Wairau River in Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand. © Lauryn Wachs/TNC

Building a future where both people and nature thrive

With two-thirds of its plants and animals found nowhere else in the world, Aotearoa New Zealand is a place of global conservation significance. We are working to support the conservation aspirations of New Zealanders to protect this special place for future generations. If you’d like to find out about supporting our work in New Zealand, please contact Director of Development Emma Dent at


Aotearoa New Zealand Overview

Leveraging Science and Indigenous Knowledge to Protect Natural Resources at Scale