Opportunites of a lifetime.

Remote locations across New Zealand

November 2023 - April 2024

New Zealanders (aged 18 - 25)


Applications for BLAKE’s 2023/2024 Ambassador Progamme is closed 

Applications for the 2023/2024 BLAKE Ambassador Programme are now closed.

Through BLAKE’s partnerships with NIWA, the Department of Conservation (DOC), and GNS Science, 12 young New Zealanders will be given the opportunity to take part in these important science and conservation projects.

Placed in remote locations around New Zealand, the BLAKE Ambassadors programme offers unique opportunities to young people to contribute to important projects while advancing their career opportunities.

Each programme is designed to both advance BLAKE Ambassadors’ understanding of some of the big questions and challenges facing the environment and develop their leadership capability to drive positive change and inspire other New Zealanders.

Applications for the 2023/24 BLAKE Ambassadors programme is closed.

More information about this year’s programmes is available on the programme tiles below or email Alice McCullough [email protected] 





Meet our 2023/24 BLAKE Ambassadors:

Irisa Hudson

BLAKE NIWA Freshwater Ambassador

Alyce Lysaght

BLAKE NIWA Freshwater Ambassador

Jack Mathieson

BLAKE NIWA Aquaculture Ambassador

Isa de Vries

BLAKE NIWA Aquaculture Ambassador

Brianna Marvin

BLAKE NIWA Tangaroa Ambassador

Clemence Williams

BLAKE NIWA Tangaroa Ambassador

Bethany Millar

BLAKE NIWA Climate/Atmosphere Ambassador

Georgina Dempster

BLAKE GNS Ambassador

Piper Pengelly

BLAKE DOC Takahē Ambassador

Hadley Muller

BLAKE DOC Takahē Ambassador

James Roberts

BLAKE DOC Hoiho Ambassador

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