Te Pūnaha Matatini
New co-director for Te Pūnaha Matatini
6 November 2023
Te Pūnaha Matatini is thrilled to announce that Associate Professor Markus Luczak-Roesch will join their leadership team as co-director from 1 January 2024.
Three new partners for Te Pūnaha Matatini
31 October 2023
Te Pūnaha Matatini is thrilled to announce that it has partnered with three new institutions: NIWA, Toha and Cawthron Institute.
Halcombe, we have a digital twin
7 August 2023
The digital twins approach pioneered by NASA is now making an autonomous shuttle between Marton and Feilding possible for Ngā Iwi o Te Reureu.
Environmental engineering in early taro and kūmara cultivation
1 August 2023
Field work is archaeologist Alex Queenin’s happy place. At the moment, she’s finding that happy place on Ahuahu, an island off the west coast of Coromandel.
35 new investigators for Te Pūnaha Matatini
1 March 2023
Today we welcome 35 new principal investigators from across Aotearoa to Te Pūnaha Matatini, the national Centre of Research Excellence for complex systems.
A summer of machine learning and data sovereignty
16 November 2022
Dion Wharerau spent the summer as an intern with Te Hiku Media, working to improve their automatic speech recognition model for te reo Māori.
He took foundational physics and is now teaching the course
16 November 2022
Dr Kannan Ridings teaches Tertiary Foundation Certificate and Tuākana students that the best work that they can do will come from collaborative efforts.
Mobility, curiosity and creativity at science and engineering expo
15 September 2022
Students at Te Atatū Intermediate recently experienced science and engineering through virtual reality (VR), robot spheres, and popcorn and candy floss machines.
How maramataka can guide kaitiakitanga of awa and moana
19 August 2022
Te Kahuratai Painting (Ngāti Manu, Te Popoto, Ngāpuhi) is exploring how maramataka can guide Ngāti Manu kaitiakitanga of awa and moana.
What’s in our soil, and what it means for us
12 November 2021
Dr Emma Sharp has taken home two awards from the School of Environment for her work with Soilsafe Aotearoa.
How we can make science education more equitable
8 November 2021
Te Pūnaha Matatini was a natural home for Dr Steven Turnbull to complete his doctoral project on tertiary science participation in Aotearoa New Zealand.
A super model for the team of 5 million
15 April 2021
The nation's Covid-19 response has relied heavily on contagion modelling. Dion O'Neale is leading work to build a unique model that mirrors the myriad connections of the entire population of New Zealand.