As the devastating disease kauri dieback continues to spread, an interdisciplinary team of researchers is testing the use of another native New Zealand plant, horopito, as a possible solution.
This series of projects studies the flow of organic matter and nutrients from the land to the sea, aiming to understand the role of natural ecosystems and identify methods for protecting them.
As concern grows over the impact of microplastics on our environment, Professor Kevin Simon and Professor Gavin Lear are heading a project to find a potential solution to the problem.
Historically, measuring the environmental changes in Tikapa Moana Te Moananui ā Toi (Hauraki Gulf) ecosystem has been a challenge. Now a project run by Associate Professor Craig Radford and his team is testing new methods for gauging the health of the area.