2019 Funding Round

To date there has been one funding round in 2021, with funding provided by Ngā Rākau Taketake – a branch of the Bioheritage National Science Challenge.

Taonga under threat

Funded by Ngā Rākau Taketake

Funded Projects

Colonisers nearly wiped out kauri. Now, Māori are fighting to use traditional knowledge to bring the trees back from a new threat – kauri dieback

Liam Rātana and Zoe Madden-Smith ($5,000) – for Re: News

New Zealand’s remarkable myrtles and the community protecting them

Jenny Leonard ($3,000) – publication outlet TBC