Kaupapa Māori

Research focussed on uplifting Te Ao Māori, led by Māori researchers.

Mātauranga Māori For Biological Heritage

Kaumātua- (elder) led research that puts Māori methods and mātauranga (knowledge) first is a key part of restoring Aotearoa New Zealand’s land and freshwater ecosystems.
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Te Whakahononga

In an unprecedented effort to save some of the most immense lifeforms on the planet, the Te Whakahononga programme is fostering a multi-disciplinary collaboration which…
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Managing Threats to Freshwater Taonga Invertebrates

Management of non-native fish such as catfish may be the answer to safeguarding freshwater taonga (treasured) species in our waterways, researchers have found.
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He Mātai i te Taiao

The perpetual examination of the environment
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Invertebrates

Novel tools, technologies and strategies need to be deployed to eradicate biotic threats.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here:…
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Customary Approaches to Ecosystem Resilience

Researchers are investigating how the application of kaitiakitanga (Māori guardianship) approaches contribute to reversing the decline of New Zealand’s biodiversity, and support the relationship of…
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Oranga – Wellbeing

Te mauri o te rakau, te mauri o te ngahere, te mauri o te tangata: Mātauranga Māori based solutions for kauri dieback and myrtle rust.  …
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Whakawātea Riha Rāwaho

Māori solutions to biosecurity threats may be the key to combating the serious fungal disease myrtle rust.
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Novel Tools and Strategies

Novel tools, technologies and strategies need to be deployed to eradicate biotic threats.
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Rebuilding Healthy Rivers

Researchers are using freshwater systems as a model to test how degraded ecosystems can be resistant to disruptions – including those that aim to restore…
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Freshwater for our Taonga

Te Tiriti-led research looking at how we can enable our freshwater taonga to thrive.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found…
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Adaptive Evolution of Native Biota

Researchers are collecting DNA information from some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most threatened species in an effort to make them more resilient to future environmental…
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Integrated Surveillance

A hapū-centric surveillance framework that focuses on the holistic health of the forest.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here:…
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Stopping Kauri Dieback in its Tracks

Selected native plant extracts may be able to attract and kill the spores of Phytophthora agathidicida – the pathogen causing kauri dieback, according to researchers.
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Adaptive Governance and Policy

This investment tackles the ways in which governance and policy need to change to better protect te taiao (the environment).   The inventory of research…
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Supporting a Predator Free 2050

Novel tools, technologies and strategies need to be deployed to eradicate biotic threats.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here:…
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