Community members

We’d love it if you joined us!
If you are a community representative and you would like your community to become part of TMK, either through research partnerships, facilitation of community tools, or dialogue, please contact us.

Ways to get involved:

  • Contribute to our Kai Korero magazine, by submitting written articles, photos, recipes, or stories.
  • Volunteer to help apply the Marine Cultural Health Index or Estuary Toolkit in your community.
  • Collaborate with us to apply for grants for local projects. We can help you prepare them and offer guidance, for peer-review of your application.
  • Host a TMK hui in your community.
  • Attend our lectures and events.
  • Use our research to support a community project or local advocacy need.
  • Host a TMK student in your community, or as an assistant of a local project.

Chris Hepburn, Marine Sciences Department, University of Otago
Office: 310 Castle Street, Room 144  |  Tel: 64 3 479 7462  |  Email: