News & Events

New TMK website!

6 December, 2013 | Posted in Other| Tagged ,

Welcome to our new website! After much work by the TMK team, our website is up-to-date, more user-friendly, and editable. A special thanks to Alex Gilks, Julian Moller, and Ashli Akins for putting it together. It will now be a consistent source of news and information about TMK projects, helpful resources, and topics related to […]

New TMK Team Coordinator

30 November, 2013 | Posted in Other| Tagged ,

We are sad to announce the retirement of Dr Henrik Moller, who will be stepping down from his long-time role as the Te Tiaki Mahinga Kai Coordinator. Henrik was part of the founding team, who worked tirelessly over the past decade to fight for this programme’s mission. He will continue to be an integral part […]

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18 November, 2013 | Posted in Other

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Scallop survey

10 November, 2013 | Posted in Other| Tagged , , , ,

TMK team members completed a survey of Te Whaka a te Wera Mātaitai on Rakiura (Stewart Island) in June 2013, off the University of Otago boat “Beryl Brewin.” This research was funded by the Ministry for Primary Industries and provided key information on the status of the scallop fishery in the Mātaitai that is currently […]

Pāua reseeding

21 October, 2013 | Posted in Other| Tagged , , , , , ,

Te Tiaki Mahinga Kai played an important role in the reseeding of approximately 500,000 juvenile pāua in four customary fisheries in Otago and Southland. The pāua were kindly gifted by the Ocean Beach Pāua Farm in Bluff and were released into the East Otago Taiāpure, Punawai o Toriki Mātaitai, Waikawa/Tumu Toka, and at Bluff. A […]


Chris Hepburn, Marine Sciences Department, University of Otago
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