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News and updates about our research, outreach and engagement

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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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Posted on 04 December 2019

Decision-making in the face of uncertainty

The Tipping points team proposes harnessing expert opinions from scientists and mātauranga Māori holders to bridge key knowledge gaps so marine managers can plan for different outcomes and prevent tipping points....

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Posted on 03 December 2019

Job opportunity: Synthesis Scientist

We're looking for a dynamic researcher who is keen to help turn research into action.

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Posted on 30 November 2019

Media coverage in November 2019

Seaweed brewersthisNZlife. co. nzFeatures our video about AgriSea as a blue economy exemplar Taking the leadKia ora magazine (no link available)Interview with Sir Rob Fenwick (p84)

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Posted on 19 November 2019

Take our 2 min social media survey

Making our research accessible is an important part of what we do; social media is one of the ways we do this.

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Posted on 08 November 2019

Examples of EBM in Aotearoa

A new map shows the locations of initiatives across Aotearoa New Zealand that incorporate three or more of the seven EBM principles we have developed with Māori and stakeholders.

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Posted on 31 October 2019

Media coverage in October 2019

BreakfastTVNZ (no link available)Director Julie Hall was interviewed about the report Our Marine Environment 2019 A call to arms on New Zealanders’ abuse of the oceanThe SpinoffThis article about the MfE report Our Marine Environment 2019 included...

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Posted on 25 October 2019

Symposium gives voice to the ocean

In early October Te Paepae o Tangaora Oceans Symposium was held in Te Tairāwhiti (Gisborne).

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Posted on 24 October 2019

Online resource connects and empowers kaitiaki

A new report from the Tāhuhu Matatau Te Ao Tangaroa project summarises the guiding principles, core values and process they’ve used to develop an online digital resource centre for kaitiaki – stewards or guardians...

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Posted on 22 October 2019

Where's our research happening?

We’ve developed an interactive map that shows the locations and key information of all our research projects.

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Posted on 17 October 2019

Media statement: Today's marine environment report from MfE and StatsNZ

Julie Hall, Director: "It is deeply concerning that the state of our marine environment has not improved in the last three years.

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Posted on 13 October 2019

New ways of defining seafloor resilience

A recent publication from the Tipping Points project identifies the factors that characterise how resilient a seafloor ecosystem is to change caused by stressors or disturbances.

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