Sustainable Aotea have long term relationships with the community of Great Barrier Island, Aotea. Being a part of the island community, we understand that the community has a strong sense of identity and well-being which is enhanced through active community participation. Community education, awareness and environmental programmes have a crucial role to play. We will foster partnerships and collaborative relationships with the community and stakeholders in projects which are relevant and important to us all. Enabling and encouraging a true sense of community ownership helps to ensure a project’s success.