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Otago Business School: Biodiversity Finance Webinar — RMLA_NZ 28/05/2024

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Otago Business School: Biodiversity Finance Webinar — RMLA_NZ How many of us get to the end of the day feeling tired, and we say to ourselves, ‘I can do that tomorrow’. We are doing the same thing to global biodiversity – the variety of wildlife on earth. In just 50 years, global biodiversity has collapsed by 70%. The UN is calling for urgent

The colourful, culturable seed-borne microbiome of pōhutukawa 22/05/2024

Aotearoa's pōhutukawa has its own dazzling microbiome!

In this Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research article, join BioHeritage writer Jenny Leonard as she investigates with PhD student Vladislav Kholostiakov.

The colourful, culturable seed-borne microbiome of pōhutukawa Congratulations to our PhD student Vlad who has recently published a paper on the seed-borne microbiome of pōhutukawa in the New Zealand Journal of Botany! Jenny Leonard got to visit Vlad in the lab during his experiment. In this article, she talks about the paper and about meeting the microbes.

International Day for Biological Diversity | United Nations 21/05/2024

"When biodiversity has a problem, humanity has a problem."

Today is the United Nations International Day for Biological Diversity, which seeks to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

Read more about the UN's call-to-action here:

International Day for Biological Diversity | United Nations Biological diversity — or biodiversity — is the term given to the variety of life on Earth and the natural patterns it forms. The biodiversity we see today is the fruit of billions of years of evolution, shaped by natural processes and, increasingly, by the influence of humans. It forms the web ...

Home - NZES-ESA Trans Tasman Forum 21/05/2024

The Ecological Society of Australia and the Ecology New Zealand invite you to join the inaugural online Tran-Tasman forum ‘Hope matters: climate change and ecology”.

Held online from 23rd to 24th July 2024, the Tran-Tasman online forum will showcase climate change and ecology through one open session and three thematic sessions: fire ecology; eco-sanctuaries; traditional ecological knowledge.

Offered over two days, pre-recorded plenaries and/or conference style talks will be followed by a 30-minute question and answer panel session with the presenters.

Visit the event website to learn more and to register:

Home - NZES-ESA Trans Tasman Forum The Ecological Society of Australia and the New Zealand Ecological Society invite you to join the inaugural online Tran-Tasman forum ‘Hope matters: climate change and ecology” held online from 23rd to 24th July 2024.  

Corey Ruha: The power of storytelling in data communication - Biological Heritage NZ 20/05/2024

In a 2022 Ngā Pī Ka Rere spotlight, we caught up with data scientist Corey Ruha to talk indigenous data sovereignty, biodiversity mapping for restoration planning, and Corey’s exploration of these topics in connection with the traditional lands of the Te Arawa people.

Corey’s mahi with the Eco-index research programme continues to develop . . .

Story here: https://bioheritage.nz/corey-ruha-the-power-of-storytelling-in-data-communication/

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Corey Ruha: The power of storytelling in data communication - Biological Heritage NZ “There's a whole storytelling element to data interpretation, and Māori are storytellers – it’s part of our DNA,” says Corey Ruha (Te Arawa). “I think if we learn to handle data how we handle our stories, we can make some powerful changes.”  Corey Ruha Indigenous data sovereignty – t...

Photos from New Zealand's Biological Heritage's post 17/05/2024

With their incredible artistry, StudioC have captured standout moments from Crazy & Ambitious 4 in April.

Check out the awesome images to relive the two days of innovation, collaboration, and impactful research, all towards protecting Aotearoa’s biological heritage.

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Breathing life back into Te Whanganui-a-Tara: the motivations of volunteer conservationists - Biological Heritage NZ 16/05/2024

At the forefront of environmental restoration projects you’ll find dedicated bands of volunteers.

With vast contributions at play, it has never been more important to understand what inspires these kaimahi to stay engaged. In her research, Julie Whitburn has been on the case, and spoke to BioHeritage about her findings.

Story here: https://bioheritage.nz/breathing-life-back-into-te-whanganui-a-tara-the-motivations-of-volunteer-conservationists/

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Breathing life back into Te Whanganui-a-Tara: the motivations of volunteer conservationists - Biological Heritage NZ Bringing together backgrounds in biology and in counselling, Julie Whitburn is a passionate advocate of social environmental research.  “I'm really interested in the dual benefits that can come from ecological restoration projects, both for people and for the environment,” she says. “I really...

14/05/2024

The Environmental Defence Society (NZ)’s annual conference "The Future is Now: Biodiversity, Climate and Us" in Ōtautahi on 10-12 June 2024 is fast approaching.

The conference will feature many local speakers and Government Ministers as well as some fantastic international experts. They include Professor Hans-Otto Pörtner, former co-chair of the IPCC’s Working Group II and co-laureate of the 2023 Planetary Health Award, who will present an address on the twin climate and biodiversity crises; Rob Law, Senior Manager for Energy Transition at WWF-Australia on linking energy and nature in policy design; and Steve Eayrs from the Australian Fisheries Research Development Corporation on transforming fisheries.

BioHeritage is sponsoring Session 4: Indigenous approaches to climate and biodiversity. Two BioHeritage speakers, Erina Watene, Chief Scientist – Māori, and Maria Bargh, Co-lead Governance and Policy, will be presenting at the session.

Register here: https://web.cvent.com/event/ebd162fe-61b0-4f86-9469-64fe1b1d39ac/summary

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Ngā Pī Ka Rere Spotlight: Lisa Lu applied computer science toward biosecurity objectives - Biological Heritage NZ 13/05/2024

Lisa Lu completed her Professional Master’s in Computer Science through University of Canterbury in February. Her professional project contributed to the BioHeritage State-of-the-art Surveillance theme. Working on this project grew Lisa’s appreciation for trees, and now she works with a different type of plant.

Link here: https://bioheritage.nz/nga-pi-ka-rere-spotlight-lisa-lu-applied-computer-science-toward-biosecurity-objectives/

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Ngā Pī Ka Rere Spotlight: Lisa Lu applied computer science toward biosecurity objectives - Biological Heritage NZ Lisa is a computer scientist originally from Shanghai, China. “Computer science gives me a sense of achievement,” says Lisa. “Even though it can be quite challenging and I may spend hours trying to debug, once a programme is working, I just feel satisfied.” Lisa started her computer science ...

A postdoc for AUT Living Labs - Biological Heritage NZ 10/05/2024

Sarah Bürli is completing a postdoctoral position, sponsored by BioHeritage, with AUT - Auckland University of Technology Living Laboratories Project. Sarah shares her path to conservation, her learnings in the Aotearoa context, and her enduring passion for plants and botanical gardens.

Story link here: https://bioheritage.nz/a-postdoc-for-aut-living-labs/

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A postdoc for AUT Living Labs - Biological Heritage NZ From a young age, Sarah dreamed of becoming an astrophysicist. She pursued physics and maths at university before deciding to shift towards biology.    “It was hard at the beginning because I had no clue what a cell was,” says Sarah. “But I realized I had this massive passion for plants.”...

Otago Business School: Biodiversity Finance Webinar — RMLA_NZ 09/05/2024

It's time to register for University of Otago Business School's webinar:

BIODIVERSITY FINANCE IMPLEMENTATION IN NEW ZEALAND

"The United Nations and the OECD have requested urgent action to halt global biodiversity loss (loss of nature) saying enduring biodiversity investment is needed. This webinar, hosted by Ian Herbert and presented by the University of Otago Business School, will introduce you to a promising new tool which can help fix this problem. Learn how to get involved, what it means for you and how we can initiate meaningful change."

Wednesday 29 May 2024

NZST 1.30-2.30pm or 7.30pm-8.30pm

Register here: https://www.rmla.org.nz/events/new-zealand-biodiversity-investment-webinar

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Otago Business School: Biodiversity Finance Webinar — RMLA_NZ How many of us get to the end of the day feeling tired, and we say to ourselves, ‘I can do that tomorrow’. We are doing the same thing to global biodiversity – the variety of wildlife on earth. In just 50 years, global biodiversity has collapsed by 70%. The UN is calling for urgent

National Science Challenge considers what’s next? | University of Canterbury 06/05/2024

Since 2014, University of Canterbury has been an active research partner as one of the original eighteen challenge parties. Executive Dean of Science Professor Sarah Young joined the Closing with Impact session at , addressing the group on the value and future of mission-led science.

We were warmed by the pride UC have expressed in Sarah Young, and in the many other UC contributors to the Challenge over the years.

Their article here: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/news-and-events/news/2024/national-science-challenge-considers-what-s-next--

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National Science Challenge considers what’s next? | University of Canterbury Since 2014 Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) has been an active participant in New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge. Last week it culminated in the fourth and final conference, held at Te Papa Wellington, titled Crazy and Ambitious 4: Building on M...

Did someone say research briefs? - Biological Heritage NZ 03/05/2024

Did someone say research briefs? 📝 👀

The linked webpage provides access to the suite of research briefs, each designed to summarise the key results and next steps for many of the Challenges themes and projects..

Link here: https://bioheritage.nz/did-someone-say-research-briefs/

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Did someone say research briefs? - Biological Heritage NZ The Challenge’s research is structured into three impact areas. Whakamana – Empower seeks to help New Zealanders protect our precious environment; Tiaki – Protect contributes to a world-class biosecurity system; and Whakahou – Restore works to provide avenues for creating a resilient, thrivi...

Crazy & Ambitious 4 – The Finale, but not the end - Biological Heritage NZ 02/05/2024

BioHeritage's final conference hardly felt like an end point, writes Jenny Leonard, in our Crazy & Ambitious 4 summary.

Instead, was a coming together to celebrate what has been achieved so far, to clarify the challenges and bumps in the road we’ve travelled and the road ahead, and to admire the limitless ambition of biodiversity advocates and practitioners in Aotearoa.

Link to story here: https://bioheritage.nz/crazy-ambitious-4-the-finale-but-not-the-end/

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Crazy & Ambitious 4 – The Finale, but not the end - Biological Heritage NZ Crazy & Ambitious 4, our final conference, began with what felt like a collective sigh of relief. After much preparation and anticipation, here we were, ready to share, learn, and celebrate. During the mihi whakatau, we were reminded by our host that “Anyone who has had a glass of water…

30/04/2024

Do you have a keen interest in Mātauranga Māori, Kaitiakitanga, forests, urban spaces or ecological restoration? This survey might be for you!

Erana Walker, a postdoc researcher at The University of Waikato, is conducting a survey as part of a research project looking to understand how mātauranga Māori and kaitiakitanga knowledge can aid in forest restoration in urban areas. The survey takes around 10-15 minutes to complete and can be done on your phone or laptop.

Further information about consent and data protection can be found through the survey link: https://waikato.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9zEdrrnmZc7fshg

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Erana Walker directly at [email protected]

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Qualtrics Survey | Qualtrics Experience Management Mātauranga Māori and Urban Forest Restoration Survey.

Ngā Pī Ka Rere Spotlight: Matt Wylie cares about fish and about connecting with people - Biological Heritage NZ 24/04/2024

Matt Wylie has always had an affinity for ˚。⋆🐡. But as much as he cares about fish, he also cares about people. He prioritises connecting with people and facilitating people’s connections to the environment in his research.

Link: https://bioheritage.nz/nga-pi-ka-rere-spotlight-matt-wylie-cares-about-fish-and-about-connecting-with-people/

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Ngā Pī Ka Rere Spotlight: Matt Wylie cares about fish and about connecting with people - Biological Heritage NZ Matt grew up on a farm in Southland where he would play in creeks and rivers. This was his first connection with fish. “Then, at boarding school, I used to breed tropical fish for fun,” says Matt. “I guess it was a natural progression for me to then go to…

The pioneers of transformational science: Celebrating the Frontiers Planet Prize 2024 National Champions — Frontiers Planet Prize 22/04/2024

Research on tipping points funded by BioHeritage and involving co-lead of the Crazy & Ambitious ThinkTank Jason Tylianakis and Resident Scientist and Ngā Pī Ka Rere Co-Lead Helen Warburton has been awarded National Champions in a new international sustainability prize, the Frontier Planet Prize. The research findings outlined connected key actions across research, policy and management of environmental issues in land, water and seas to stop ecosystem collapse. Judged the best in New Zealand, the research paper is one of 23 through to the final round competing for three International Champions awards of NZ$1.8m, to be announced during the Villars Symposium in June in Switzerland.

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The pioneers of transformational science: Celebrating the Frontiers Planet Prize 2024 National Champions — Frontiers Planet Prize The Frontiers Planet Prize celebrates breakthroughs in Earth system and planetary science that address the environmental challenges that humanity is facing and enable society to stay within our planet's safe ecological boundaries. The second edition of the Prize, announced on Earth Day 2024, honors

New kit on forest health for House of Science - Biological Heritage NZ 18/04/2024

BioHeritage is sponsoring the development of a science learning kit on forest health through House of Science NZ. We caught up with House of Science CEO Chris Duggan and kit developer Jane Hoggard to learn more about their innovative strategy for getting science into primary schools.

Link here: https://bioheritage.nz/new-kit-on-forest-health-for-house-of-science/

Photo credit 📸 House of Science

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New kit on forest health for House of Science - Biological Heritage NZ Chris Duggan is a seasoned science teacher, with 15 years’ experience teaching high school science. Over the course of her career, she became concerned about the lack of science students had coming into high school. “In 2013, a report published by the Education Review Office said that only about...

Timeline photos 16/04/2024

Ka rawe!

Kauri Park School - Kura o Te Papa Kauri received a Kūmara Award in the category "Ahakoa he iti, ko tōna painga ka puawaitia / From Little Things Big Things Grow" for their Container Art Project: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/2e9122c30219452c89d16f0a0e9e1095

Congratulations to everyone involved, including Toitū te Ngahere (Art in schools for forest health), a project within Ngā Rākau Taketake.

Ngā Pī Ka Rere Spotlight: Breigh Lawson-Stanley is enlivening Māoritanga in biosecurity frameworks - Biological Heritage NZ 15/04/2024

Breigh Lawson-Stanley, a Master's student in He Tangata, He Taiao, He Ōhanga, isn’t one to back down in the face of a challenge.

Amid a changing political climate, she’s championing Māoritanga, as it is represented in our biosecurity strategy.

Story here: https://bioheritage.nz/nga-pi-ka-rere-spotlight-breigh-lawson-stanley-is-enlivening-maoritanga-in-biosecurity-frameworks/

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Ngā Pī Ka Rere Spotlight: Breigh Lawson-Stanley is enlivening Māoritanga in biosecurity frameworks - Biological Heritage NZ Breigh Lawson-Stanley (Ngāi Tahu and Rongowhakaata) took to country life from the get-go, her fondest childhood memories always involving “mucking around" on her family farm in Southland.  “We grew up in a farming community, learning to engage with and to respect the environment,” says Breig...

Waikato initiatives win at NZ Biosecurity Awards 11/04/2024

Great news for kauri funding! Waikato Regional Council’s kauri protection programme has won the Eagle Technology Local and Central Government Award at the 2024 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards.

Link to Waikato Herald article here: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/waikato-news/news/biosecurity-awards-waikato-regional-council-wins-award-for-kauri-protection-project/DNYOTQKMBBFC3C7UGTCL5S6O5U/

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Waikato initiatives win at NZ Biosecurity Awards The awards celebrate inspiring and diverse biosecurity initiatives in New Zealand.

10/04/2024

A massive congratulations to the Biosecurity Awards winners for 2024!

On the night, our co-leads Daniel Patrick and Melanie Mark Shadbolt presented the BioHeritage sponsored Community Award to the Ōkārito GorseBusters Charitable Trust (Okarito GorseBusters).

The excellence represented in GorseBusters, and across all nominees in all categories, is so inspiring. Keep up the great work, legends! 🎉💪🏾🌿

Link here: https://www.thisisus.nz/news-events/biosecurity-awards/winners-and-finalists/2024-winners-and-finalists/

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01/04/2024

We're so grateful for the support of all our sponsors, including our incredible product and prize sponsors. 🎁🧩🛍️🎉✨

All innovative and unique, check out their profiles below . .

icebreaker
Driven by the belief that nature has the answers, Icebreaker provides natural performance alternatives to synthetic-based apparel, to create a healthier and more sustainable future for people and the planet. As well as providing some product prizes, Icebreaker are offering 20% off full-priced items at its Wellington Airport Touch lab from 3rd to 7th April Registrants will receive discount code.

www.icebreaker.com/en-nz/home

StudioC
StudioC helps science organisations communicate and engage better. From their studio in the bush, they offer a full suite of design services, from illustration, animation and video to community engagement and co-design workshops. They also run courses on visual storytelling, social media marketing and more.

www.studiocdesign.nz

Bennetto Natural Foods Co.
A small company in the world big world of chocolate, Bennetto Natural Foods started in a test kitchen and garage in suburban Christchurch. You will know it from its distinctive bird illustrations on the wrappers of its organic Fairtrade craft chocolate.

www.bennetto.co.nz/

PureNature
New Zealand’s leading online supplier of natural skincare Pure Nature provides products and ingredients, as well as kits for DIY making of soap, candles and balms. Pure Nature works with sustainability partners such as East Cape Mānuka and is a big supporter of conservation in Aotearoa New Zealand.

www.purenature.co.nz/

Remix Plastic
Embedding the concepts of kaitiakitanga and circular economy to encourage the transition to a more sustainable world with less waste and more wildlife, jewellery is made by Remix Plastic from local plastic waste diverted from landfill. Look out for the beautiful bird feather earrings worn by some speakers and BioHeritage staff at the conference.

www.remixplastic.com

Sustained Fun
Sustained Fun is the world’s first climate change focused toy company, founded on environmental principles by an ecologist and marine biologist. The pair developed Eco-splat re-usable water balloons. You’ll find a flier in your conference bag about their whale poo and CO2 jigsaw puzzle, along with a special discount code just for Crazy and Ambitious conference attendees.

www.sustainedfun.com

Nutrient Rescue
Nutrient Rescue, founded by Michael and Samantha Mayell, is dedicated to helping New Zealanders increase their daily nutrient intake in a quick, easy and affordable way. Their shots, made from New Zealand organic or spray-free ingredients, give a nutrient boost to improve energy, health and wellbeing, with one scoop of plant-based wholefood powder containing the equivalent of four handfuls of fruits and vegetables. Thanks to Nutrient Rescue for the starter and travel prize packs.

www.nutrientrescue.nz/

Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne Ecosanctuary in the heart of Wellington. In just 25 years it has filled the city’s skies with native bird song, showing that if we take bold, ambitious steps we can reverse the loss of biodiversity. You can visit the ‘source’ and become part of the extraordinary 500-year vision to restore the valley’s forest and freshwater ecosystems. There is a free shuttle from the CBD i-Site that also picks up from the top of the cable car, making it easy to visit the capital-city sanctuary.

Thanks to Zealandia to the adult pass prizes.

www.visitzealandia.com/

Orokonui Ecosanctuary - Te Korowai o Mihiwaka is a community-led, not-for-profit conservation project near Dunedin.

Thanks to Orokonui for the family pass prizes.

www.orokonui.nz/

Predator Free New Zealand Trust
The Predator Free New Zealand Trust was established in 2013 to connect and energise all New Zealanders towards a predator free Aotearoa New Zealand to enable our native species to thrive.
www.predatorfreenz.org

Coffee Chic Mobile Espresso New Zealand
Mobile Espresso Coffee Cart is onsite to make sure we're all awake and ready to go!

www.coffeechic.co.nz

The PrintRoom
We are creators, innovators, and champions of sustainable and exceptional merchandise. Our goal is to bring brands to life through beautifully crafted products that are desirable, enduring, and don’t cost the environment.

www.theprintroom.nz

Q&A with Beccy Ganley - Biological Heritage NZ 28/03/2024

At the end of this week, the Ngā Rākau Taketake research platform concludes. In a special Q&A, Beccy Ganley, Science Leader for NRT, shares her thoughts on what the programme was able to accomplish.

Link: https://bioheritage.nz/qa-with-beccy-ganley/

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Q&A with Beccy Ganley - Biological Heritage NZ How long have you been involved with Ngā Rākau Taketake? From the beginning! I was brought into the scoping group specifically because of my knowledge on myrtle rust. I was then asked to lead the Host, Pathogen & Environment theme. Then, in July 2021, I took over from Maureen O’Callaghan…

27/03/2024

With over sixty folks involved in presentation, Crazy & Ambitious 4's programme is loaded with talent.

Check it out:https://bioheritage.nz/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/programme-ca4-updated22a.pdf

Remember, if you can’t make it to te Whanganui-a-Tara, there’s still virtual registration, only $99. Virtual regos are accepted up until the day!

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Te Kura o Tauhinu - Lincoln Primary School Te Kura o Tauhinu - Lincoln Primary School
130 North Belt
Lincoln, 7608

Primary School for Year 0-8 in Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand

Centre for Wildlife Management and Conservation (CWMC) Centre for Wildlife Management and Conservation (CWMC)
Lincoln University, Ellesmere Junction Road/Springs Road
Lincoln, 7647

Developing cutting-edge technologies and tools, in the field of wildlife management and conservation

Te Awhioraki - Lincoln University Māori Students' Association Te Awhioraki - Lincoln University Māori Students' Association
Calder Drive, Lincoln University
Lincoln

Tautoko and advocacy for all students and especially tauira Māori of Lincoln University/Te Whare W?

PGG Wrightson Turf PGG Wrightson Turf
1375 Springs Road
Lincoln, 7674

PGG Wrightson Turf are market leaders in turfgrass breeding, and turf research and evaluation.

Shaw Mentality Shaw Mentality
Lincoln, 7608

At Shaw Mentality, we're dedicated to helping you crush your health and fitness goals.