2019 Funding Round

There were two funding rounds in 2019 supported by five organisations: The Earthquake Commission, QuakeCoRE, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Te Pūnaha Matatini and the NZ SeaRise Programme with additional funding provided by Press Patron supporters.

Living On The Edge

Funded by The Earthquake Commission

Funded Projects

Paul Gorman, freelance ($3,350) – in process

Katie Todd, RNZ ($1,650)

Surviving (And Thriving After) The Next Big Quake

Funded by QuakeCoRE

Funded Projects

Baz MacDonald, Re:News ($5,100) – in process

Can Soil Carbon Save The World

Funded by Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research

Funded projects

Alex Braae, The Spinoff ($2,000)

Eloise Gibson, Newsroom ($3,000) – in process

Science In The Public Interest

Funded by Te Pūnaha Matatini

Funded projects

Kate Evans, New Zealand Geographic ($5,000)

Sea Level Rise In Aotearoa New Zealand

Funded by the NZ SeaRise Programme

Funded projects

Eloise Gibson, Newsroom ($3,700)

Charlie Mitchell, Stuff ($2,300)

Nadine Hura, The Spinoff ($1,500)

Stronger Homes On Better Land

Funded by The Earthquake Commission

Funded Projects

Charlie Dreaver, RNZ ($1,750)

Open Topic

Funded by Press Patron Supporters and the Prime Minister’s Science Communication Prize

Funded Projects

Nadine Hura, The Spinoff ($1,500)