Developing ways to enhance engagement and participation across all sectors of society, resulting in more efficient and effective decision-making using ecosystem-based management (EBM)
Developing ways to incorporate economic, social, environmental, spiritual and cultural marine values in decision-making, and identifying innovative ways to add value to the marine economy
Developing innovations that enable Māori to participate as partners in marine management, provide for the practice of tikanga/Māori custom, and support economic growth
Using biophysical science to investigate how ecosystems work, are connected and how they respond to change; and providing an evidence-base for effective ecosystem based management (EBM).
Using the knowledge generated by the Challenge to develop innovative and effective tools that support decision-makers and enable ecosystem-based management (EBM)
Working with Māori to capture the needs and aspirations of all sectors of society, and unlock the potential of Māori knowledge, resources and people