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Thank you to our donors

We are urgently seeking donations to keep this vital service alive. FirstMate support to fishers and their whānau without the generous support of the community, our fishing whānau and the Ministry for Primary Industries will be negatively impacted.

How to donate

Call 0800 237 438 or email



"Sunderland Marine understand the importance of FirstMate and are proud to support such a worthy cause in the commercial seafood industry.

Chris Barrett, Branch Manager, Nelson".
December 2022

Their confidentiality and professionalism are remarkable. We are so fortunate to have this support group keeping an eye out for all of us fishers.”

Call 0800 ADRIFT for support any day between 7am and 10pm or email to access the support you need. We also have a growing library of free resources available for you to access on our website.