Aotearoa New Zealand has a vast marine estate that is increasingly under pressure, and the current legal framework for marine management is complex and fragmented.
Our research addresses the question: How can we best develop our marine economy, while protecting the taonga of our marine environment?
Mātauranga Māori informing and underpinning EBM for Aotearoa
Māori-centric and Māori-led research
Investigating how to assess the cumulative effects caused by human activities, and the potential for recovery
Investigating opportunities for innovative marine activities
Investigating how risk and uncertainty is perceived and communicated
Tailoring practice, policy, regulation and legislation for EBM
Real-world trials of EBM knowledge and tools
For innovative research projects that help build a blue economy
40 research projects under the following themes
Published peer-reviewed journal articles, books and book chapters. Some require a subscription.
Publicly available datasets or metadata catalogue entries
A mobile app or a website
Images, (info)graphics, diagrams, and data visualisation
Recommendations, briefing documents, frameworks and processes
A visual diagram to show physical and other features
A simplified description, often mathematical, of a system or process, to assist calculations and predictions
From webinars, conferences or public events
Project and synthesis reports detailing research findings
Research summaries including: research round-ups, discussion papers, Research Book 2022, impact case studies, executive summaries of reports
Plain language short films about our research and relevant issues
News and updates about our research, outreach and engagement
Details of upcoming and past events, webinars, or public talks.
Our newsletter is sent out every 2–3 months
Contact information for journalists
We’ve developed a handy user guide that brings together tools we have developed and/or used for ecosystem-based management (EBM). It includes guidelines, frameworks, and numerical and conceptual models.
We worked collaboratively with hapū in Tairāwhiti to develop bioactives from kina.