Maureen joined the Biological Heritage Challenge in 2016 to lead our largest tranche one research programme – Programme 2: Reducing risks and threats. This research area was complex and required plenty of hands-on leadership and management. Maureen then agreed to take on co-leadership of the strategic investment fund focused on kauri ora and myrtle ora, […]
Month: May 2021
This beautiful documentary series details the battle our native environment is facing, and what must be done to protect it.
The genome of the fungus which causes the disease myrtle rust, Austropuccinia psidii, has been sequenced – what does this mean for the fight against myrtle rust?
A find of myrtle rust on a hedge in residential Christchurch marks the first report of the deadly disease on a host that was not newly planted in the region.
Two key changes in the leadership and management of the Challenge. Read more here.