Our Mission

To foster the personal development of young people by developing confidence in a marine environment.



Schools operating from the centre:

  • Milford Primary
  • Campbells Bay Primary
  • Forrest Hill Primary
  • Carmel College
  • St. Joseph’s Primary

Chairperson:  John Marwick – jmarwick@forresthill.school.nz  

Brief Profile

Pupuke Waterwise is the original centre for Waterwise in New Zealand. A dedicated team of helpers built the facility, largely relying on donations from businesses. The Centre was opened in 1985 by their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and Princess Diana.