The APPA Mission
Our Mission: Prevent Plastic Pollution in New Zealand and the South Pacific
The Aotearoa Plastic Pollution Alliance (APPA) is a collaborative forum of researchers, educators, scientists, business leaders and conservationists working to prevent plastic pollution in Aotearoa and Oceania.
APPA’s kaupapa is to prevent plastic pollution in Aotearoa and Oceania as an integral part to restoring the mauri of Papatūānuku (Earth Mother) and Tangaroa (God of the Sea).
Our aim is to engage with policymakers, industry and the public including
APPA facilitates and participates in research, advocacy, citizenship, events and publications addressing topics to prevent, mitigate and restore the impacts of present and future adverse impacts from production, disposal and pollution impacts on Papatūānuku (Land/Earth), Ranginui (Sky/Air), Wai (Freshwater), Tangaroa (Ocean) and all other living beings in our world.
Our strategy integrates the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Mātauranga Māori
APPA is incorporated as a Charitable Trust. Check out the details here.