The Stakeholder Panel provides stakeholder perspectives on research needs, knowledge and technology transfer requirements, as well as providing 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
Marlborough Marine Futures
Te Ohu Kaimoana
Environmental Protection Authority
Fisheries Inshore NZ
World Wildlife Fund
Department of Conservation
Forest & Bird
Ministry for the Environment
Tasman District Council
Greater Wellington Regional Council
Manukau Harbour Restoration Society
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University of Waikato scientist Professor Conrad Pilditch is the 2018 winner of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society Award. The Award recognises his continued and outstanding contribution to marine science in New Zealand.
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.