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Kauri Ora and Myrtle Ora community meetings – invaluable places to connect

The Kauri Ora and Myrtle Ora community meetings are hui ā-ipurangi (virtual meetings) open to the public, where regional councils, researchers and communities give updates on operations and on the science on these two pathogens. Resources are shared, questions are posed, and connections are made all across Aotearoa. For the September hui, the Kauri Ora platform uplifted a special exhibition showcasing the knowledge and artistry of some of our youngest environmental kaitiaki (guardians).  

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Ngā Pī Ka Rere spotlight: Izzy Busby, fascinated by citizen science

Izzy Busby is passionate about science accessibility. She is harnessing her passion in a new role as research fellow for Novel Tools and Strategies – Supporting PF2050. In this role, she will be developing a software tool to help communities make decisions about invasive mammalian predator control.

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Ngarara in the Ngahere – a Toi Taiao Whakatairanga project

On 21 June 2021, about 25 adults and children assembled in the Auckland Art Gallery | Toi o Tāmaki’s Todd Foundation Creative Learning Centre to participate in an immersive art and science workshop.

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Protecting our bioheritage together: How to talk about co-governance

‘How to talk about co-governance of our bioheritage’ is a short guide for communicators and advocates of environmental management and policy.

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Bringing impact to the fore at Eco-index

Penny Payne has joined the BioHeritage whānau as co-lead of the Eco-index programme. Find out more about her and what she brings to the team.

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A new way to tell science stories

Mobilising for Action co-lead Dr Marie McEntee has joined with colleagues from the University of Auckland and with Kauri Rescue to tell the story of this citizen science project in a new, interactive and immersive way.

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Can feral cat control increase lambing rates?

This summer could tell the Cape to City team if their efforts to control feral cats have paid off.

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Mātauranga Māori special issue

Mātauranga Māori received long-overdue time in the spotlight in early December, at the launch of a special edition of the New Zealand Journal of Ecology (NZJE).

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Tranche 2 Dec 2019 update

The scoping and design process for Tranche 2 is now complete and we have several new projects underway . . .

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Early career leads pay off

Early career researchers are normally associated with uncertainty: short-term contracts, a need for experience, but few opportunities to get any.

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