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News and updates about our research, outreach and engagement

Waves in Piha
Credit: Ivan Sanford

Posted on 16 May 2022

Haere mai to our new Māori Engagement Specialist, Darcy Karaka

We are pleased to introduce Darcy Karaka as our new Māori Engagement Specialist.

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Aerial headland Credit Ayushi Kachhara NIWA 2018
Credit: Ayushi Kachhara NIWA 2018

Posted on 04 May 2022

Sustainable Seas resources feature in Southern Institute of Technology course

In November, Bálint Koller, Instructional Designer at the Southern Institute of Technology, asked about our resources relevant to marine management and EBM for their ENV402 Marine and Freshwater Ecology level…

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Credit: David Tip

Posted on 15 April 2022

Our impact on the ‘state of the environment’ report

"Human activities including pollution, overfishing, and impacts from climate change are damaging the mauri of our marine environments and reducing our ability to connect with them.

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Posted on 01 April 2022

Updated Research Book highlights new projects

We’re delighted to announce the publication of the latest Research Book for the Sustainable Seas Challenge.    It includes new projects that have come on board since last April.

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Credit: Tim Marshall

Posted on 20 March 2022

Haere mai to our new Challenge Manager, Caitlyn Shannon

We are pleased to welcome Caitlyn Shannon to the Challenge Leadership Team as our new Challenge Manager.

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Credit: Desna Whaanga-Schollum

Posted on 18 March 2022

Te Au o Te Moana – Voice of the Ocean: Lara Taylor

Ko Te Arawa te Waka. Ko Ohaki te Marae. Ko Ngāti Tahu, Ngāti Whaoa te iwi. Ko Lara Taylor ahau.

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The Unseen
Credit: Charlotte Panton

Posted on 09 March 2022

Collaborative artwork installed at National Aquarium of New Zealand

Following exhibitions in Whakatū/Nelson, Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington and Tauranga, art-science project The Unseen has now made its way to the National Aquarium of New Zealand in Ahuriri/Napier.

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Credit: Graham Prentice, mychillybin

Posted on 07 March 2022

Sustainable Seas in the UN's Decade of Ocean Science

Join us on 10 and 11 March to find out how we work with our communities and stakeholders and discover (some of!) what we’re doing to help create a healthier…

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Waipu walkway, Northland, New Zealand
Credit: David Tip

Posted on 28 February 2022

Remembering Jeroen Jongejans

We are extremely saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Jeroen Jongejans, co-founder of Dive! Tūtūkākā, New Zealand’s largest diving operator.

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Te Au o Te Moana
Credit: Waikawa, Māhia © Desna Whaanga-Schollum

Posted on 25 February 2022

Te Au o Te Moana | Special webinar series

Following the cancellation of our 2022 conference Te Au o Te Moana - The Voice of the Ocean, we are pleased to announce a special webinar series.

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Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 18 February 2022

Education resource: Restoring kuku beds

The team behind the Awhi Mai Awhi Atu project are bringing together mātauranga Māori and western science to help understand the degrading harbour and aid the recovery of the once abundant…

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Agrisea Tane and Clare Bradley with seaweed

Posted on 11 February 2022

Te Au o Te Moana – Voice of the Ocean: Clare Bradley

Clare Bradley leads a sustainable whānau owned rimurimu/seaweed business.

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