On the of the 28th of November a research evening was held at the Puketeraki Marae. There are a wide range of research projects currently being conducted within the East Otago Taiāpure by postgraduate students at the University of Otago, and this evening was a chance for students to talk about their work, and present their research to the Karitane community. Ten seperate research projects were presented by students and included presentations on:

Bacterial Production Rates on Macroalgae

The Ecophysiology of Coralline Algae in Southern New Zealand

Hauteruruku Waka Club

Crustose Coralline Algae and Ocean Acidification

Investigating Rāhui as a Fisheries Management Tool

Expansion and Harvestability of Undaria pinnatifida throughout North Otago CPAs

The Occurrence of Coralline Algae Bleaching

Using Mātauranga to Inform Management Strategies for Customary Finfish Fisheries