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LinkOnline Webinar Series

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research LinkOnline is a series of short webinars and for environmental policy-makers. These sessions provide an informal way for our scientists to deliver key research outcomes or share the science challenges with a broad-based policy audience across New Zealand.

How to join

For instructions on how to join a webinar session see: How to join a LinkOnline webinar [PDF].

Previous seminars

The Link Seminar Series has been running since 2011. Older presentations (2011-2019) are available on our Link Seminars webpage.

Recent webinars can be viewed below, or the complete playlist is available on our YouTube channel.

Geothermal hot spots as global warming experiments

Presenter: Manpreet Dhami, April 2022

Digging deeper on soil compaction and pugging

Presenter: John Drewry, January 2022

Whai Rawa: A tikanga Māori grounded economy

Presenter: Shaun Awatere, December 2021

World Soils Day - Portal to New Zealand’s soils information and data

Presenters: Sam Carrick, David Medyckyj-Scott and Thomas Caspari, December 2021

Trade offs in reducing nitrogen losses and maintaining soil carbon on dairy farm

Presenters: David Whitehead, Hirini Matunga and Scott Graham, October 2021

Earthquake Resilience in the Primary Sector

Presenters: Nick Cradock-Henry and Mohsen Yazdanian, September 2021

Take a Moment to Arohia te Taiao …notice, discover, nurture, enjoy, celebrate…

Presenters: Gradon Diprose, Angela Brandt and Alison Greenaway, September 2021

Improving NZ’s water quality – what is it worth?

Presenters: Dr Patrick Walsh, Dr Maksym Polyakov and Dr Suzie Greenhalgh, August 2021

How DNA Research can help Kiwi Survive

Presenter: Danielle Middleton, July 2021

Tokoeka Kiwi - A story about a species

Presenter: Paul Scofield (Canterbury Museum), July 2021

2021 Release of the Aotearoa - New Zealand Strategy for Emerging Contaminants

Presenter: Graham Sevicke-Jones & Dr James Ataria, June 2021

Delivering cost effective biodiversity outcomes at landscape scale

Presenter: Dean Anderson, June 2021

Eradicating The Last 5% - Catching the Uncatchable Rogue

Presenters: Graham Hickling & Patrick Garvey, May 2021

Climate change policy lessons from an agricultural focused agent based model

Presenter: Fraser Morgan, April 2021

Wasp Busting Biocontrol - New agents to be released

Presenter: Bob Brown, March 2021

Te Reo o Te Repo – The Voice of the Wetland, a cultural wetland handbook

Presenters: Yvonne Taura, Bev Clarkson & Mahuru Wilcox, February 2021


Soil research advances in Aotearoa 2020

Presenters: Sam Carrick & Bryan Stevenson, December 2020

Attitudes and beliefs about the use of aerial 1080 in New Zealand

Presenter: Geoff Kaine, November 2020

Taking a well-being approach to soil health

Presenters: Bryan Stevenson and Dean Stronge, October 2020

Predicting Refuges from Myrtle Rust

Presenter: James McCarthy, October 2020

Climate Smart Landscapes

Presenter: Sandra Lavorel, October 2020

High Flyers - Advanced Remote Sensing Aotearoa

Presenter: John Dymond, September 2020

Well-being Indicators for New Zealand’s People and Nature

Presenter: Anne-Gaelle Ausseil & Alison Collins, August 2020

Digging Deeper - Improved Soil Water Retention Information in S-map

Presenter: Sam Carrick & Linda Lilburne, August 2020

New Zealand's Worst Weed

Presenter: Duane Peltzer & Rowan Sprague, July 2020

Regenerative Agriculture in New Zealand

Presenter: Gwen Grelet & Sam Lang, July 2020

Mathematics, Modelling and Simulation Supporting the COVID-19 response in NZ

Presenter: Rachelle Binny, Audrey Lustig, July 2020

Looking to the past with a view to the future: Applying conservation palaeobiology in New Zealand

Presenter: Jamie Wood, June 2020

Tweet, tweet ... making our birds count! The journey so far and coming up... the 2020 survey

Presenter: Gradon Diprose, Angela Brandt & Nicolette Dellow, June 2020

Holistic governance: from the mountains to the sea

Presenter: Alison Greenaway and Lara Taylor, June 2020

The answer is in the soil: S-map 101

Presenter: Linda Lilburne and Sam Carrick, June 2020

Seeing the forest and the trees through the Survey of Rural Decision Makers

Presenter: Pike Brown, May 2020

How New Zealand's landscape is changing – introducing the new LCDB v 5.0

Presenter: David Pairman, May 2020

Targeting vulnerability to multiple hazards in pandemic recovery

Presenter: Patrick Walsh, Nick Cradock-Henry, and Suzie Greenhalgh

Climate change impacts on land use suitability, February 2020

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