Media Releases

Tangaroa Blue & Kathmandu Aussie Tour!

Kathmandu Brisbane 2

On November 4th 2017, Tangaroa Blue Foundation teamed up with Kathmandu in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth to run a series of clean-ups for their Summit Club and motivated community members. Prizes were won, 76 participants had fun, and a total of 239.6 kilograms of rubbish was successfully cleared from Australia’s coasts and waterways, and audited for the Australian Marine Debris Database.

At the City Botanic Gardens in Brisbane, 109.6kg of litter were picked up by 22 volunteers. In Sydney at Meadowbank Memorial Park, 59.5kg of marine debris was removed by 14 volunteers. Another 58.5kg was cleared at Dight’s Falls in Melbourne by 23 volunteers and 12kg was cleaned up by 17 volunteers from Walter’s Point in Perth.


Treadlighter Mission

Libby 1“The world has no remote control. If there are things you don’t like, get up and change them yourself.”

Riding a plant around the world to raise awareness about (and lessen) ocean plastic pollution, whilst generating her own electricity and fresh air?! Libby likes to dream big. Sunny is her unique, lovingly handcrafted bamboo (and air plant) bicycle with a serious mission. This bamboo warrior isn't just a sustainably built, low carbon footprint mode of transport, it is an organic symbol of determination, achievement and hope. Bamboo has proved a pleasure to create with, decorate and ride. Plus, it can be composted at the end of its life. That's got to be recycling at its best...


Tangaroa Blue Joins Jack Johnson Tour!

JJ BeachCleanupJack Johnson is taking his green touring to the next level by expanding plastic free initiatives in Australia and New Zealand during his upcoming tour in December! Tangaroa Blue is teaming up with Jack and his All At Once community to host beach clean-ups leading up to each concert! Jack and his crew, alongside REVERB and Green Music Australia, are working with venues to reduce single-use plastic for the shows.

As part of a Reusable Pint Program, fans can purchase a reusable pint at the show and use it each time they buy a beverage to reduce single-use plastic waste. People can also fill up their own reusable water bottles for free at the All At Once Water Stations. Venues are encouraged to get rid of straws completely or offer plastic straws “by request only” as well as provide alternatives to plastic serveware at all concessions.

Jack is also helping us to fundraise and will match dollar for dollar any donations we receive between Oct 15 - Dec 31 up to $2500US - what a great time to donate to Tangaroa Blue!

Tangaroa Blue is proud to be an All At Once Non-Profit Partner and we are coordinating beach clean-ups in each city of the tour as a way for fans to take action and enter to win free concert tickets. In addition to eliminating plastic waste at the show, fans can support plastic free initiatives by connecting with All At Once Non-Profit Partners in the Village Green. Swing by to visit us - Tangaroa Blue will be at all shows in Australia!

Brush for Change!

Tangaroa Blue Foundation Meme 3 LowOne of the most common items of plastic debris collected by our army of volunteers is the humble toothbrush. With each of us, on average, using 400 toothbrushes in our lifetime, and with approximately 25 million Australians; that equates to 3,500 TONNES of plastic toothbrushes each and every year going into our landfill, waterways and oceans. That is a frightening statistic! The flow on impact to our marine life is devastating.

Jump on board with us and Brush for Change and help make a difference. From October 1st until December 31 every time you make a purchase and use the coupon code: TB117 - two dollars will be passed onto Tangaroa Blue Foundation. The pack of four toothbrushes comes to under $20 so please visit Brush for Change at www.brushforchange.com.au and let’s all Brush for Change.


2017 Tangaroa Blue Foundation AGM

Tangaroa Blue LogoNotice is given that Tangaroa Blue Foundation Ltd ACN 138 636 521 will hold our 2017 Annual General Meeting on October 16th at the Margaret River Community Resource Centre, 33 Tunbridge Street, Margaret River, WA 6285 from 7-9pm. All members and guests are invited.

Joining the meeting via Skype will be possible for those that aren't able to attend in person. Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 14th. Thank you!