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

Chris Baker            

Straterra

Dennis Bush-King            

Tasman District Council

Lian Butcher            

Department of Conservation

Rich Ford          

Fisheries New Zealand

Kevin Hague            

Forest & Bird

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

Cameron Madgwick

PEPANZ

Jack O'Carroll

Environmental Protection Authority

Geoff Rowling             

Recreational Fishing

Bronwen Turner            

Manukau Harbour Restoration Society

Glenn Wigley                       

Ministry for the Environment

Kirsty Woods

Te Ohu Kaimoana

 

 

Latest news and updates

Interview with Jeroen Jongejans, Dive! Tutukaka

Jeroen Jongejans represents the Aotearoa New Zealand marine tourism industry on the Sustainable Seas Stakeholder panel. We asked him his thoughts on the Challenge’s progress to date.

Survey seeks views on Māori marine enterprises

We want to hear from people who work with, or for, marine-based Māori enterprises, particularly those involved in commercial, customary or recreational fishing.

Better connections would benefit biophysical research

Biophysical scientists could “better connect their fields of endeavour” to maximise scientific advances say researchers Assoc Professor Craig Stevens and Dr David Plew from the Stressor footprints and dynamics project.