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News and updates about our research, outreach and engagement

Hawke's Bay regional study

Posted on 24 September 2019

Case study focuses on improving Hawke’s Bay

A collaboration with the Hawke’s Bay Marine and Coastal Group (HBMaC) will map environmental stressors, their interactions, and provide guidance for reducing their impacts.

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Vision Matauranga

Posted on 29 July 2019

Students unite kaitiaki and science for better marine outcomes

Sharing their learnings about the marine ecosystem with iwi in the Marlborough Sounds (Te Tau Ihu o te Waka-a-Māui) has been an enlightening experience for three students.

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Our Seas

Posted on 29 July 2019

Local and international marine governance showcased at conference

Jim Sinner and Marc Tadaki (Cawthron Institute) convened a session at the Institute of Australian Geographers (IAG) Conference held in Tasmania on 13 July.

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Kaikoura credit Dave Allen NIWA
Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 29 July 2019

Tool for collaboratively managing cumulative effects

Managing cumulative effects (CE) from human activities and natural events is one of the most urgent and complex problems facing Aotearoa’s coastal and marine decision-makers today.

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Tangaroa credit MyChillyBin
Credit: Graham Prentice, mychillybin

Posted on 03 July 2019

Haere mai: new leader for Tangaroa

We are delighted to welcome Beth Tupara-Katene as the leader for Tangaroa.

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

Posted on 20 June 2019

Maritime Museum talk: Aotearoa's blue economy

35 people joined researchers Nick Lewis and Jason Mika bright and early at the NZ Maritime Museum for our inaugural breakfast talk to explore what a ‘blue' economy is, and how Aotearoa can…

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Whai Rawa Whai Mana Whai Oranga  Creating a world leading indigenous blue economy credit Sara Orme
Credit: Sara Orme

Posted on 20 May 2019

Survey seeks views on Māori marine enterprises

We want to hear from people who work with, or for, marine-based Māori enterprises, particularly those involved in commercial, customary or recreational fishing.

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Sunrise Kaikoura Credit Dave Allen NIWA
Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 16 May 2019

Deputy Director Māori appointed

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Linda Faulkner as Manahautū (Deputy Director Māori) for the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge.

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Tuhonohono  tikanga Maori me te Ture Pakeha ki Takutai Moana

Posted on 02 April 2019

Marine science wānanga inspires Golden Bay students

The University of Otago and Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge were invited by Mana Whenua ki Mōhua (mana whenua in Golden Bay) to deliver a science wānanga at Onetahua Kōkiri…

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Participatory tools

Posted on 20 March 2019

Seaweek focus on tracking plastic pollution

During Seaweek, Cawthron Institute researcher Heni Unwin travelled the country to share her research with Dr Ross Vennell on tracking plastic pollution in our marine environment.

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Credit: Ayushi Kachhara NIWA 2018

Posted on 06 March 2019

Kāhui Māori welcomes new members

We are pleased to welcome Joe Harawira and Ian Ruru to the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge Kāhui Māori.

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Tuhonohono  tikanga Maori me te Ture Pakeha ki Takutai Moana

Posted on 22 February 2019

Empowering Māori to improve ecosystem management in Aotearoa

Sustainable Seas researchers have outlined ways to enable and empower Māori to lead the sustainable management of resources in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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