Managed Seas

A marine chart of New Zealand and surrounding water

This programme will deliver innovative and effective decision support tools. These tools that integrate the knowledge generated by the Challenge to allow ecosystem based management, ensuring sustainable utilisation of our marine resources.

Funded projects

The following projects have been funded under the Managed Seas programme. 

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.

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).

Call for expressions of interest: Science Programme Leader

An opportunity has arisen to reorganise the Science Leadership Team. Expressions of Interest are invited for a social scientist or resource/ecological economist to join our exceptional team as the Science Programme Leader for either Our Seas or Valuable Seas.