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Te Kura Huna o Te Urewera (The Hidden Treasure of Te Urewera)

Te Kura Huna o Te Urewera (The Hidden Treasure of Te Urewera) speaks to the relationship of the Tūhoe Tuawhenua community and the kererū (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae), a manu rangatira (chiefly bird).

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September newsletter – National Science Challenge

New research on pest control, updates from Better Border Biosecurity, our cross-challenge wānanga and more . . . 

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Invasive wasp control: Are Māori businesses keen?

A new paper in New Genetics and Society details the perceptions of Māori businesses around using biotechnologies in pest control.

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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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Introducing a new co-lead for Oranga: Dr Valance Smith

Dr Valance Smith is a new co-lead for one of the Ngā Rākau Taketake investments, Oranga. We had a chat to learn a bit more about him.

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A guide to Vision Mātauranga from some of the best in the science sector

Who better to give advice on Vision Mātauranga than those who live and breathe it every day? The Rauika Māngai…

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A strategic approach to partnership

Authentic partnership with mana whenua takes pride of place in the BioHeritage Challenge. But what happens when seven different teams all want to honour this process in a similar field of work?

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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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A fond farewell in Ruatāhuna

Matua Tahae (Jim) Doherty received a fond farewell from working life and his role as Chair of the Tūhoe Tuawhenua Trust in late October.

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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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