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 (contact at the bottom of the page).

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: