Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Symposium agenda: Freshwater management in New Zealand

Date: Monday 5 September, 2016, 9am - 5pm 
Venue: The Royal Society, 11 Turnbull St, Thorndon, Wellington

9am Tea & coffee available
9:20am Start & welcome
   VMO programme – purpose & highlights
(Suzie Greenhalgh, Landcare Research)
   WOW programme – purpose & highlights
(John Bright, Aqualink)
   Reflective plenary: The world we thought we knew
(Jim Sinner, Cawthron Institute)
10:30am Morning Tea
   How do we build better monitoring capacity?
Role for citizen science & community monitoring
(Richard Storey & Rob Davies Colley, NIWA)
   What does good iwi/hapu engagement look like?
Garth Harmsworth & Shaun Awatere, Landcare Research
12:10pm Lunch
1:10pm What are we learning about collaboration?
The role of the centre (Marc Tadaki, University British Colombia)
Collaboration – science & process (WOW – Will Allen, LFS, Andrew Fenemor, Landcare Research, James Turner, Agresearch)
Stakeholder and community perceptions (Suzie Greenhalgh, Pike Brown & Nick Craddock- Henry, Landcare Research; Jim Sinner, Cawthron Institute)
   Provocations:“The questions about freshwater management that keep me up at night”
Tom Bowen – Horizons Regional Council
Graham Sevicke-Jones – Environment Southland
Mary-Anne Baker – Hawkes Bay Regional Council
   Instructions for next sessions
2:45pm Afternoon tea
3:15pm Facilitated groups
   Panel & floor discussion
   Closing remarks, Suzie Greenhalgh
5.00pm Forum ends