The Guardians are grateful for this opportunity to thank foundation donors and sponsors who by their kind gifting have enabled the Trust’s initial work. The links on this page to their businesses and services:

Black Magic Tackle

  • leading distributors of quality fishing tackle – have donated to the Trust in 2006 and 2007.

Cosio Industries

  • leading suppliers of Agricultural, Horticultural and Geotextile materials, have donated to the Trust in 2007.

Wilson and Macindoe


  • Seafriends marine and conservation centre, Leigh, have donated images used in this website and the Trust’s printed material.

We also thank Mr. Cliff Whiting of Russell for his artwork depicting Tangaroa [the god of the Sea] holding open the waves for his whanau of fishes.

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