Strengthen links with all Te Tau Ihu iwi through our Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Apa, Rāngitane and Te Atiāwa trustees in the development of Tōtaranui 250 projects and events
Recognise and celebrate the unique place Marlborough holds in Maori and Pākehā voyaging history. Support and develop initiatives that recognise the importance of significant sites within Tōtaranui as a place favoured by Kupe and Cook, and Tupaia as the navigator between cultures
Promote the national and international significance of Marlborough through education and science programmes with a focus on Dual Heritage – Shared Future
Arts, Culture and Heritage
Support and collaborate with arts, culture and heritage organisations and individuals with initiatives that illuminate and celebrate Pacific and European voyaging traditions and first meetings
Create awareness about the Marlborough Sounds environment and support projects to protect and enhance native plants, animals and marine life.
Enhance the Marlborough economy by developing and showcasing our unique cultural, historical and natural heritage and attracting visitors to Marlborough.