Stakeholder Panel

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. 

Panel members

Naomi Parker (Chair)

Ministry for Primary Industries

Dennis Bush-King            

Tasman District Council

Lian Butcher            

Department of Conservation

Rich Ford          

Fisheries New Zealand

Sharleen Gargiulo

Deepwater Group Ltd

Jeremy Helson

Fisheries Inshore NZ

Gary Hooper

Aquaculture NZ

Blake Hornblow            

Youth representative

Jeroen Jongejans             

Dive Tutukaka

Eric Jorgensen

Marlborough Marine Futures

Stefan Korn            

Creative HQ

Amanda Leathers            

World Wildlife Fund

John Carnegie

PEPANZ

Jack O'Carroll

Environmental Protection Authority

Geoff Rowling             

Recreational Fishing

Bronwen Turner            

Manukau Harbour Restoration Society

Oliver Wade

Marlborough District Council

Glenn Wigley                       

Ministry for the Environment

Ray Wood

Chatham Rock Phosphate

Kirsty Woods

Te Ohu Kaimoana

 

 

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