The Challenge has established a Kāhui Māori to provide the Governance Board and Science Leadership Team with strategic counsel and input into the science strategy and priorities of the Challenge, and to help with the assessment of science quality, performance and responsiveness to iwi/hapū/whānau and Māori business goals.
Kāhui Māori Members
Senior Lecturer and Māori Business Director, Victoria University of Wellington (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou).
Managing Director, 37 Degrees South Limited (Te Whānau-a-Apanui).
Senior Scientist, Landcare Research (Te Arawa, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Tūhourangi, Ngāti Raukawa).
Associate Professor and Associate Dean, School of Māori and Pacific Development, University of Waikato (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Rarua, Te Arawa).
Managing Director, NORA Limited (Ngāi Tahu)
Latest news and updates
On Monday 4 September, Minister for Science and Innovation Paul Goldsmith will open the inaugural Deep South Challenge symposium at the Wharewaka (Wellington waterfront), about how New Zealand can and must change in line with our changing climate.
Seven kaupapa Māori climate change projects – a first for New Zealand climate research – to be celebrated at inaugural Deep South Challenge symposium
A new report released by the Deep South Challenge this month recommends increasing the availability of plain-language resources about climate change in both English and te reo Māori, framing scientific information for application to practical decision making, and increasing access to climate change conversations for a wider array of end-users.