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Posted on 31 August 2018

Media coverage in August 2018

What we do in the ShallowsNew Zealand Geographic, July/August 2018A feature story by Naomi Arnold about the Sustainable Seas Challenge.

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Posted on 31 July 2018

Media coverage in July 2018

Nelson science and art come together for national challengeNelson Mail Light Nelson eventInstagram

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Posted on 30 June 2018

Media coverage in June 2018

TV3 Ocean Bounty (Link no longer available)S2 Ep7Sir Rob Fenwick our Chairman was interviewed about Sustainable Seas Challenge on Season TV3’s Ocean Bounty which aired Sunday 24 June and is…

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Credit: Ayushi Kachhara NIWA 2018

Posted on 25 June 2018

Sustainable Seas features on Ocean Bounty S2 EP7

Sir Rob Fenwick,  our Chairman was interviewed about Sustainable Seas on S2 EP7 of Ocean Bounty. You can watch it on TV 3 (Link no longer available) on demand.

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Posted on 30 April 2018

Media coverage in April 2018

Art project helps children tackle affect of climate change on oceansStuffGabby O’Connor’s sci art exhibition at the Suter Gallery in Nelson was the result of a collaboration with over 1300…

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Posted on 31 March 2018

Media coverage in March 2018

Seaweek 2018 teaching units and linksNZAEE Seaweek LEARNZ virtual fieldtrip and Science Learning Hub resources.

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Tipping points in ecosystem structure function and services

Posted on 08 March 2018

Tipping Points on Radio NZ

Tune in to tonight’s episode of Our Changing World (after the 9pm news) for an excellent in-depth piece that gets into the detail of what the Tipping Points project is investigating, and…

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Posted on 28 February 2018

Media coverage in February 2018

'Seaworthy' scientists outrun ex-Cyclone Gita as they flee SoundsStuffProfessor Steve Wing from Otago University and the team working on ecosystem connectivity were in the news during Cyclone Gita Ships seek refuge from ex-cyclone GitaMarlborough…

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Posted on 31 January 2018

Media coverage in January 2018

50 questions about the environment: Our oceansNZ Herald, Jan 2018 Simon Thrush, leader of the Tipping Points project, was interviewed about key issues facing ocean and coastal ecosystems, including threats and pressures…

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Posted on 25 August 2017

Article in Seafood NZ magazine

The latest issue has a feature about our research, what it means for fishing and aquaculture, the diverse stakeholders involved, and what the Challenge is trying to achieve.

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Sunrise Kaikoura Credit Dave Allen NIWA
Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 20 February 2017

RV Polaris II: photo diary, part 2

Alex Connolly, MSc student at University of Otago, shares a photo diary of her first research voyage, on the RV Polaris II.

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Kaikoura rocky coat Credit Dave Allen NIWA
Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 15 February 2017

RV Polaris II: photo diary, part 1

Alex Connolly, an MSc student at University of Otago, shares a photo diary of her first research voyage, on board RV Polaris II.

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