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News and updates about our research, outreach and engagement

Rocky coast at Otarawairere Bay Sustainable Seas 2020
Credit: Sustainable Seas 2020

Posted on 11 November 2021

Updated map shows research near you

We’ve updated our Where’s our research map? to share our latest projects. The goal of the map is to connect people to research happening in and around their communities.

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Credit: Paul South/Rossella Nicolai

Posted on 14 September 2021

Seaweed biodiversity study underway on Marlborough Sounds marine farms

Early one morning in August, before the latest lockdown, a couple of seaweed scientists visited marine farms in the Marlborough Sounds to collect seaweed samples.

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Brooke Ellis Smith project 2.14 Credit University of Waikato web

Posted on 29 June 2021

IVF for flounder holds the key to a fledgling aquaculture industry

This article is republished from University of Waikato under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

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Credit: Douglas Bagg

Posted on 15 March 2021

Stakeholder survey 2020 - results

In late 2020, we surveyed our co-development partners and stakeholders for feedback on how we could improve our approach and activities to better support our mission ‘to transform Aotearoa New…

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Abel Tasman National Park kayakers in estuary iStock 177303685

Posted on 14 December 2020

Our last newsletter of 2020 is here

This year has taught us many valuable lessons, from learning to collaborate digitally (and more sustainably), to the power of collective action based on evidence.

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Girl boogie-boarding on a wave - Flipped

Posted on 27 October 2020

Catching the wave: new Innovation Fund projects to grow our blue economy

Following a high level of interest, we are pleased to announce the projects that will be funded by the Innovation Fund 2020.

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Posted on 22 May 2020

90 submissions for our Innovation Fund

We received 90 expressions of interest for our Innovation Fund, from 10 universities; 29 separate businesses/industry organisation; 11 Māori businesses, researchers and iwi trusts; 4 Crown Research Institutes; and from…

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Posted on 13 May 2020

Innovation Fund is open for blue economy initiatives

We invite NZ-based researchers, industry, stakeholders and Māori to submit expressions of Interest (EoIs) for research projects that will contribute directly to building a ‘blue economy’ in Aotearoa.

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Posted on 05 December 2019

Blue Economy theme: co-development and funding update

If you're interested in being involved in co-developing our core research projects and/or want notifications about our Innovation Fund then email [email protected] co.

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waves Credit Nava Fedaeff NIWA 2018
Credit: Nava Fedaeff NIWA 2018

Posted on 30 August 2017

Cumulative effects project kicks off

Managing the cumulative effects from natural events and human activities is one of the most urgent and complex problems facing our coastal and marine ecosystems.

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Stressor footprints and dynamics

Posted on 29 June 2017

‘Betty’ returns with info about eddies

In May, Betty (an ocean glider), spent 24 days travelling 610km through the Cook Strait’s turbulent waters continuously recording temperature, salinity, oxygen concentration, light, acoustic recordings, and more.

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Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 15 May 2017

6 new Innovation Fund projects

We are delighted to announce that 6 projects have been funded in the second round of our Innovation Fund.

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