Blue economy: core research topics
Following a productive co-development workshop this month with central and regional government, marine industry, Māori and iwi representatives, and research organisations, we have identified 4 topics for our blue economy core research projects.
- Stimulating a connected blue tourism
- Building a blue economy sector – seaweed
- Encouraging restorative economies in New Zealand marine spaces
- Growing the Maori blue economy
Development process and timeline
March – The Challenge Leadership Team (CLT) will working with external experts to develop 2-page concepts for these key, mission-led projects.
April – These concepts will be reviewed by our Independent Science Panel, Stakeholder Panel, Kāhui Māori, and workshop attendees. The CLT will finalise the concepts and identify potential Project Leaders
May – CLT will make a recommendation to the Governance Group.