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