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.

Deputy Director Māori appointed

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Linda Faulkner as Deputy Director Māori for the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge.

New appointments to Challenge Leadership Team

The Sustainable Seas Governance Group has appointed two new research Theme Leaders to the Challenge Leadership Team.

Ocean research in Aotearoa: prospects and predictions

To best manage a marine ecosystem we need to know how it works – and one of the foundation stones is understanding the mechanics of water, nutrient, sediment and pollutant movement.

Does NZ legislation enable EBM?

Marine law and policies will need  to be updated to fully embrace ecosystem-based management (EBM) principles say researchers from the EBM within Aotearoa New Zealand’s legal framework project.

Towards a stronger Kaikōura: a community event

Kaikōura community members gathered on 10 April to hear from National Science Challenge researchers who have been working in the area since the 2016 quake.

Webinar: Valuing and managing marine and coastal ecosystem services

In this webinar, guest speaker Professor Robert Costanza from Australian National University discusses how ecosystem services science (ESS) can support the management of marine and coastal ecosystems.  

Experts join forces to improve land to sea ecosystem management

Aotearoa New Zealand’s environment is changing. To protect our ecosystems and avoid long-term detrimental changes we need to manage across land, freshwater and marine ecosystem boundaries say experts at a recent workshop.