About us

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

Independent Science Panel 

The panel offers a wide range of expertise to provide advice to the governance Board.

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Board

The independent Board undertakes governance of the Challenge.

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Kāhui 

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 team is responsible for the Challenge's strategic direction, science quality, activities and management.

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Stakeholder Panel

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

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Latest news and updates

Eureka! Is ocean farming the future?

Jonathan Chan, from Auckland Grammar School, has won the Eureka Award Gold Scholarship sponsored by NIWA for the most innovative and creative science, technology and/or engineering solution that addresses issues at the core of the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge.

Coastal tipping points talk at EDS conference

Prof Simon Thrush gave an invited presentation about our national estuaries experiment, and opportunities for management and governance agencies to address sudden unexpected changes in marine ecosystems.