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Moeraki 1 CREDIT NIWA Leigh Tait
Credit: Leigh Tait/NIWA

Posted on 12 April 2021

2,000+ school kids discovered why rimurimu/seaweed is the next wonder crop

Primary school students across the country took a (virtual) field trip with the Sustainable Seas Challenge during Seaweek 2021. This was our fourth annual trip in partnership with LEARNZ.

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Fish at Poor Knight's Island
Credit: Dive! Tutukaka

Posted on 22 March 2021

Media statement on PMCSA The Future of Commercial Fishing in Aotearoa New Zealand

Julie Hall, Challenge Director:“The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor’s recommendations are in line with the Government’s desire for holistic, ecosystem-based fisheries management to support a healthier ocean that provides for future…

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Boat trip at Poor Knight's Island
Credit: Dive! Tutukaka

Posted on 18 February 2021

Expert comment: PCE report on sustainable tourism

Today, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment released their latest report 'Not 100% – but four steps closer to sustainable tourism'.

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Kelp Urchin Dunedin credit NIWA 2018
Credit: NIWA 2018

Posted on 20 September 2017

Eureka! Is ocean farming the future?

Jonathan Chan, from Auckland Grammar School, has won the Eureka Award Gold Scholarship sponsored by NIWA for the most innovative and creative science, technology and/or engineering solution that addresses issues…

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Credit: Ayushi Kachhara NIWA 2018

Posted on 25 October 2016

Scholarship available for a Master’s by thesis in Psychology

The Sustainable Seas Challenge is offering a year-long masters scholarship for a talented psychology student.

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Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 24 March 2016

Requests for Proposals – Innovation Fund

A request for proposals - innovation fund will be made at the end of March 2016.

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