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, 13 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 Jacob Anderson at [email protected] or call the BLAKE office on 09 307 8875.





Meet our 2022/23 BLAKE Ambassadors:

Grace Mitchell

BLAKE NIWA Freshwater Ambassador

Zoe Barbenel

BLAKE NIWA Climate/Atmosphere Ambassador

Nikita Jones

BLAKE NIWA Aquaculture Ambassador

Sanaa Nair

BLAKE NIWA Aquaculture Ambassador

Nicole Cameron

BLAKE GNS Ambassador

Lucy Davidson

BLAKE GNS Antarctic Ambassador

Amey Hughes

BLAKE DOC Kākāpō Ambassador

Tobia Dale

BLAKE DOC Kākāpō Ambassador

Ellen Carlyon

BLAKE DOC Takahē Ambassador

Olivia Van Dissel

BLAKE DOC Takahē Ambassador

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