The Stakeholder Panel provides stakeholder perspectives on research needs, knowledge and technology transfer requirements.
The panel also provides guidance on opportunities for collaboration and alignment of Sustainable Seas activities with the priorities of the different sectors, systems and groups that make up the wider stakeholder community.
Naomi Parker (Chair)
Ministry for Primary Industries
Tasman District Council
Department of Conservation
Fisheries New Zealand
Deepwater Group Ltd
Forest & Bird
Fisheries Inshore NZ
Marlborough Marine Futures
World Wildlife Fund
Environmental Protection Authority
Manukau Harbour Restoration Society
Marlborough District Council
Ministry for the Environment
Chatham Rock Phosphate
Te Ohu Kaimoana
Latest news and updates
The latest Resource Management Journal is a special issue about our collaborative research into how management of cumulative effects (CE) can be improved. It includes a suite of co-developed recommendations and guidance regarding how to progress work on CE management in Aotearoa.
A web-based interactive tool tracks how floating plastic waste moves around New Zealand's coastline. Initially designed as an educational tool for schools, the Ocean Plastic Simulator also has potential for environmental and biosecurity monitoring, and aquaculture.
If you're interested in being involved in co-developing our core research projects and/or want notifications about our Innovation Fund then email sustainableseasNC@niwa.co.nz