Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Crazy and Ambitious Conference

The National Science Challenge for NZ’s Biological Heritage is calling its first meeting at Te Papa, Wellington.

Crazy & Ambitious 8-10 May 2017

A full 3-day programme with an inspiring line-up of internationally recognised speakers.

A piquant mixture of stretchy science, disruptive technologies, Māori and indigenous knowledge, business and industry, government and NGOs. We look forward to hearing your ideas (even if they do sound a bit crazy!), ambitions, progress, promises, experiences and future plans at this, our first national meeting.

  • Where are we at with Predator Free NZ by 2050?
  • How are Māori restoring customary use and protection of taonga species?
  • Exactly who’s restoring biodiversity and where?
  • Who’s paying?
  • What is the role of private land in restoring connectivity across landscapes?
  • Who’s leading the way?
  • Are we getting on top of biosecurity threats and what’s the role of primary industries?
  • How is the fencing of waterways going? What’s the latest report card on freshwater health?
  • How are ecological sanctuaries doing?
  • Is climate change starting to hurt our biological heritage?

Find the answers, inspiration and vision by registering now: