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Serena’s cleaning up Westhaven Marina

Serena’s cleaning up Westhaven Marina

Serena Woodall was one of 30 young people who spent a week on the recent BLAKE Inspire for Sailors programme. The young sailors were challenged to show leadership in ocean conservation, and the programme has inspired Serena to rethink her options for next year. Young...

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Introducing BLAKE’s new Trustees

Introducing BLAKE’s new Trustees

NICK HUMPHRIES Nick Humphries remembers the moment he fully grasped the power of conservation. It was 2015. He was 18 years old, and stationed at Scott Base as a BLAKE Antarctic Ambassador. “I took a snow-bike for a ride around the base and at one point I stopped,...

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Harry’s mission to unfreeze Antarctica’s secrets

Harry’s mission to unfreeze Antarctica’s secrets

For all the staggering sights of Antarctica – the vast white wilderness and its unique wildlife; summer days with no end - it is the sounds of the frozen continent that remain with Harry Seagar. It was the commotion of the wind in particular that struck the Blake...

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Student Strike 4 Climate Rally

Student Strike 4 Climate Rally

There is no doubt climate change is a significant global concern – and this is particularly so for our young people whose futures face the full extent of a changing climate. On 15 March thousands of school students are expected to take part in the Student Strike 4...

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BLAKE Ambassadors help kākāpo in boom breeding year

BLAKE Ambassadors help kākāpo in boom breeding year

It’s unlikely that a female kākāpō agonises over her weight. Fortunately, however, there are a group of humans who do that for her. It’s been a bumper breeding season for the critically endangered kākāpō, on the predator-free islands of Whenua Hou/Codfish Island off...

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New book perfectly captures our Hero of the Sea

New book perfectly captures our Hero of the Sea

David Hill may not know a luff from a lanyard. And yet he was able to capture the essence of Sir Peter Blake in his picture book for young readers, Hero of the Sea. Hill, an award-winning New Zealand author, did extensive research into the life of the late adventurer...

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Nominations now open for the BLAKE Young Leader AwardsLearn More
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