Stakeholder Panel

The group provides strategic and independent support, advice and guidance, and helps with stakeholder engagement.

The panel provides an annual report to the Governance Board.

The members are:

  • Naomi Parker, MPI
  • Blake Hornblow, Youth representative
  • Bronwen Turner, Manukau Harbour Restoration Society
  • Cameron Madgwick, PEPANZ
  • Chris Baker, Straterra
  • Dr Dennis Bush-King, Tasman District Council
  • Eric Jorgensen, Marlborough Marine Futures Group
  • Gary Hooper, Aquaculture NZ
  • Glenn Wigley, MfE
  • Jack O'Carroll, EPA
  • Jeremy Helson, Fisheries Inshore NZ
  • Jeroen Jongejans, Dive Tutukaka
  • Kevin Hague, Forest & Bird
  • Kirsty Woods, Te Ohu Kaimoana
  • Lian Butcher, DOC
  • Peter Hardstaff, WWF

Latest news and updates

Consultation opens re 2019–2024 strategy

Improving marine management is critical to New Zealand's future health and wealth, but research in isolation is not enough. Excellent engagement with, and participation from, all users and sectors of society is essential.

We therefore invite comment on our draft strategy for Phase II (2019–2024). This strategy has been co-developed with Māori and stakeholders.

Sun, sea, sand – and marine science

During Seaweek, more than 4,600 school pupils joined 6 Sustainable Seas researchers for 3 days of marine science fieldwork in Tasman Bay, as part of the LEARNZ virtual field trip Sustainable seas – essential for New Zealand’s health and wealth.

Tipping Points on Radio NZ

Tune in to tonight’s episode of Our Changing World (after the 9pm news) for an excellent in-depth piece that gets into the detail of what the Tipping Points project is investigating, and why.