Image courtesy of Mahiriki Tangaroa and Bergman Gallery


We offer our sincerest congratulations to former Te Puna Vai Mārama Research Fellow Jacqueline Evans, who was awarded an Honorary Doctoral degree from Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale in France for her tireless work fighting for the preservation of the oceans and the promotion of sustainable management of marine resources. Below is the video of Jacqui's doctoral ceremony - held on World Oceans Day, Saturday 8th June 2024.


Mid-term Review of the Pacific Organic Learning Farm Network

May-June, 2024

Prof. Heather Worth and Lualua Tua have been travelling across the Pacific to conduct the mid-term review of this 4 million Euro project.

Passage Management Plan

April-June 2024

In response to concerns over the way turtle tours in the Southern Rarotonga passages are being conducted, Te Ipukarea Society and Te Puna Vai Mārama have been collaborating to produce an environmental management plan for the National Environment Service.

TPVM 2022/23 Annual Report

The Te Puna Vai Mārama 2022/23 Annual Report details our highlights, successes and outputs from across 2022 and 2023. Access the annual report  through the link below.
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