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Kaitiaki (guardian) of New Zealand's natural treasures

04 Nov 2019



Jessica Rodrigues chats with Dr Nick Waipara (Rongawhakaata, and Ngāti Ruapani ki Turanga), a Senior Scientist at Plant & Food Research who has spent the past two decades in various roles at the front line of New Zealand's bioprotection. Nick talks about his science career and why protecting New Zealand's primary production and native ecosystems requires a multidisciplinary approach incorporating Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) and Western science.

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