​"We want to restart people caring for the environment... through adventure, through participation, through education and through enjoyment." – BLAKE

BLAKE, formerly known as The Sir Peter Blake Trust, was established in 2004 and is dedicated to continuing Sir Peter Blake’s environmental leadership legacy. BLAKE do this by inspiring and mobilising the next generation of New Zealand leaders, adventurers and environmentalists.

Through its experiential learning programmes, BLAKE encourage and inspire people to care for the environment, and prepare them to lead environmental change.

"As part of the Chapman Tripp team working with BLAKE, I get great satisfaction from knowing that Chapman Tripp’s support is helping to drive BLAKE's vision of inspiring and preparing young New Zealanders to lead a more sustainable future for Aotearoa."

Chapman Tripp senior associate & CSR committee member Greer Fredricson

BLAKE’s programmes include:

  • BLAKE Inspire – a week-long adventure for environmentally passionate secondary school students
  • BLAKE Expeditions – a once in a lifetime opportunity to voyage to remote and environmentally significant marine areas
  • BLAKE Ambassadors – environmental opportunities for 18-25 year olds to work on projects with our partners NIWA, DOC, Antarctica New Zealand and Tara Expeditions.
  • BLAKE NZ-VR – an educational programme to inspire students nationwide to care for the environment through virtual reality.

Click here to visit BLAKE's website.

See more about the work BLAKE do and their partnership with Chapman Tripp in the video below.