Funding opportunities

RfP coming soon: Domains research for Phase 2


Kia hiwa rā!

We will soon be releasing our RfP (Request for Proposals) for research across our four Domains (Māori, Communities, Infrastructure, National Economy). Key dates:

  • Mid-August 2019: RfP released
  • End September 2019: RfPs close

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The Engagement Programme has funding available for engagement activities that will enable New Zealanders to make informed decisions about climate adaptation. There's a simple form to complete, but in the first instance please contact the following team members to discuss your idea: 


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Change is nothing new in Te Hiku o te Ika: People are resourceful and have always worked with the weather

The iwi of Te Hiku o Te Ika are concerned about the impact of climate change on household drinking water. Results from this research, grounded in three rural Northland communities, have now been published in MAI: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship.