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News and updates about our research, outreach and engagement

Credit: Ayushi Kachhara NIWA 2018

Posted on 31 August 2020

Beth Tupara-Katene joins engagement team

We are delighted to announce that Beth, who is also our Tangaroa Lead, has joined the engagement team as an Engagement Specialist – Māori.

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Credit: Rob Suisted

Posted on 11 August 2020

Media statement: 'Managing our estuaries' report from PCE

Today, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment released 'Managing our estuaries', a report that calls for a ki uta ki tai, mountains to the sea approach to managing estuaries and...

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Credit: Crispin Middleton NIWA 2018

Posted on 10 August 2020

Media statement: Te Mana o te Taiao - Aotearoa New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy 2020

Today, the Minister for Conservation launched Te Mana o te Taiao – The Aotearoa New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy, providing strategic direction for biodiversity in Aotearoa New Zealand for the next 30 years....

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Credit: Stuart Mackay, NIWA

Posted on 06 July 2020

Website: tell us what you think

You may have noticed that our website has a fresh new look with gorgeous imagery of our marine world. More importantly, it makes our mahi much easier to explore.

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Posted on 16 June 2020

Interview with Josie Crawshaw

Dr Josie Crawshaw is an Environmental Scientist at Bay of Plenty Regional Council, with a focus on marine ecology.

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Posted on 15 June 2020

Leading our Vision Mātauranga

We work closely with Māori capturing their needs and aspirations for marine management in Aotearoa.

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Posted on 08 June 2020

EBM: a remedy for Aotearoa New Zealand’s oceans

To celebrate World Ocean’s Day, this short animation explains what ecosystem-based management (EBM) is, and why Aotearoa New Zealand’s coasts and oceans need it.

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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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Mussel beds at Tonga Island Marine Reserve

Posted on 14 May 2020

Free Zoom backgrounds for Earth Day

This Earth Day, we’re celebrating our favourite place on the planet – the ocean.

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Light through the waves
Credit: Peter Marriott NIWA

Posted on 14 May 2020

Haere mai to our new Chair

We are delighted to welcome our new Chair, Tania Te Rangingangana Simpson, who brings a wealth of knowledge that is directly relevant to our research into bringing together tikanga and...

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Posted on 30 April 2020

Media coverage in April 2020

Sir Rob Fenwick: The fêted environmentalist’s urgent last messageThe ListenerSir Rob worked tirelessly for a better Aotearoa to the very last, using his final days to send this message to...

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Posted on 03 April 2020

Blue economy core research concepts open for review

The Challenge Leadership Team has developed core research project concepts for Theme 2: Creating value from a blue economy.

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