Envirostrat Managing Director Nigel Bradly was appointed as lead author for New Zealands first marine spatial plan.  Sea Change was a collaboratively developed, co-governance approach to integrated marine spatial planning using a co-governance approach with a partnership between commercial sectors, local tribes and regional and national government agencies. The focus was on spatial and strategic prioritisation for commercial fishing, new marine protected areas, water quality improvements, and aquaculture development opportunities alongside grassroots, community led initiatives to empower local communities and groups.