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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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Elizabeth Jane Macpherson
Credit: Corey Blackburn / The University of Canterbury

Posted on 10 May 2022

Te Au o Te Moana - Voice of the Ocean: Elizabeth Macpherson

Associate Professor Elizabeth Macpherson, an environmental law scholar at the University of Canterbury, is looking at the legal frameworks that manage relationships between people and marine environments, and how they…

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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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Posted on 01 April 2022

Media coverage in March 2022

‘We have a full pharmacopoeia of plants’: Q&A with Māori researcher Nicola MacdonaldMongabay – Project Co-leader for Kohunga Kutai, Nicola MacDonald, shares how researchers are using Western science and mātauranga Māori to create…

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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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People interacting with The Unseen at The Engine Room, Wellington
Credit: Charlotte Panton

Posted on 09 March 2022

Patterns bring The Unseen to life

Gabby O’Connor’s bright idea bringing art and science together came to her when she was in Antarctica, watching measuring instruments being lowered into the icy ocean depths.

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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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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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