About us

The Sustainable Seas Science Challenge brings together teams from across a range of science and community organisations. 

Independent Science Panel

The Independent Science Panel panel offers a wide range of expertise to provide advice to the Challenge Governance Board.

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Board

The Sustainable Seas Science Challenge Collaborative Parties appointed an independent Board to undertake governance of the Challenge.

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Kahui

The Kāhui Māori provides both expertise and awareness of the issues in the focal area to advise the Challenge so that its science directions, quality and approach will deliver real benefits for Māori.

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Science Leadership Team

The Science Leadership Team is responsible for the strategic direction, science quality, activities and management of the Challenge.

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Stakeholder Panel

The Stakeholder panel provides high level strategic advice to the Science Leadership Team.

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Latest news and updates

Video: Why Tasman and Golden Bays?

Tasman Bay/Te Tai-o-Aorere and Golden Bay/Mohua are our ‘case study area’, where we are testing the tools and knowledge for ecosystem-based management (EBM) that we are generating.

Tracking Tasman Bay

Over the next 2 weeks, 14 drifters will monitor how water circulates in Tasman Bay, providing insights into issues such as where river sediment and nutrient plumes end up.

Video: Working together

This video explains what we're about; how we are working with Māori, government, industry, NGOs and communities; and what we mean by ecosystem-based management (EBM).