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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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Te Au o Te Moana
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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Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 18 February 2022

Education resource: Restoring kuku beds

The team behind the Awhi Mai Awhi Atu project are bringing together mātauranga Māori and western science to help understand the degrading harbour and aid the recovery of the once abundant…

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Agrisea Tane and Clare Bradley with seaweed

Posted on 11 February 2022

Te Au o Te Moana – Voice of the Ocean: Clare Bradley

Clare Bradley leads a sustainable whānau owned rimurimu/seaweed business.

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Te Au o Te Moana
Credit: Waikawa, Māhia © Desna Whaanga-Schollum

Posted on 04 February 2022

Cancelled: Te Au o Te Moana | Conference 2022

We have made the difficult decision to cancel Te Au o Te Moana - The Voice of the Ocean.

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Light through the waves
Credit: Peter Marriott NIWA

Posted on 20 January 2022

Changes in our leadership and support team

With the beginning of a new year, there are a few changes to our leadership and support team.

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Wave and native bush Sustainable Seas 2020
Credit: Sustainable Seas 2020

Posted on 05 January 2022

We’re hiring! Challenge Manager

Looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to a critical environmental science challenge facing the nation? Then we’ve got a job for you.

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Project Co Leader Kura Paul Burke collecting patangaroa
Credit: Kura Paul Burke

Posted on 01 January 2022

Seafood Magazine: Harvesting bioactives from seastars to save kuku/mussel beds

Shared with permission from Seafood New Zealand Magazine - December 2021:An over-abundance of pātangaroa (11-armed seastars) is causing a dramatic decline in populations of kuku/kutai (mussels), pipi and cockles in coastal…

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Posted on 31 December 2021

Media coverage in December 2021

Scheme aims to establish commercial seaweed farming sector  Stuff – A new five-million-dollar seaweed farming pilot programme in the Hauraki gulf draws insights from our Seaweed sector review.

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Marine ecotourism webinar WEB

Posted on 14 December 2021

Covid-19, integrity and ‘blue washing’ – marine ecotourism operators share their thoughts and concerns for the future

As the nation gears up to explore their own backyard this summer, the country’s tourism industry is firmly focused on developing more sustainable ways to host domestic and international visitors.

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