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
One Deep South Challenge project, within the Vision Mātauranga programme, has been exploring adaptation strategies to address climate change impacts on coastal Māori communities.
A new paper published in the 2016 edition of Weather and Climate - the journal of the Meteorological Society of New Zealand - documents the purpose, challenges, next steps and future goals of the NZESM, the New Zealand Earth System Model.
Recently, Deep South Challenge modellers met with experts from meteorological and research agencies in the UK, Australia, Korea, Philippines, India, USA, South Africa and New Zealand at a NIWA-hosted technical workshop on global climate modelling.