The freshwater mussel housing crisis: eviction by invasive weeds?

University of Waikato PhD candidate Tom Moore investigates the housing crisis of taonga species kākahi.

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Small mammals in the pest-control spotlight

We still have a lot to learn about the fundamental ecology of some pest species that aren’t included in the “Predator Free 2050” efforts, says a Manaaki Whenua researcher.

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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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A Paracrangonyx species. Image thanks to Graham Fenwick, NIWA

Endemic groundwater species stay close to home

Many of New Zealand’s groundwater species are “short-range endemics” – being unique species restricted to areas as small as a single catchment.

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Scoping group timeline

We’ve almost completed the second round of scoping meetings, read on for more detail . . .

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori profile: Melanie Mark-Shadbolt

Melanie is one of the two Challenge directors and a tireless champion for Māori in science and environmental spaces . . .

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori profile: Tame Malcolm

Tame Malcolm began life with the Challenge back in 2017 and is currently a member of the Strategic Leadership Group . . . 

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori profile: Dave Milner

We’re excited to have Dave Milner as one of the fearless leaders of our Ngā Rākau Taketake scoping group . . . 

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori profile: Juliane Chetham

To celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori language week) we’re profiling some of our incredible Māori scientists and kaitiaki (guardians). First up, it’s our pleasure to introduce Juliane . . . 

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Risk of Phytophthora highlighted at dedicated symposium

Kauri Rescue project lead Dr Ian Horner (Plant & Food Research) says fifteen years ago this would never have been possible.…

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