Interim Executive

  • Māori Biosecurity Network team leader Dr Amanda Black with Dr Nick Waipara, Dr Phillip Wilcox and Melanie Mark-Shadbolt. Credit: David Hollander

    Māori Biosecurity Network team leader Dr Amanda Black with Dr Nick Waipara, Dr Phillip Wilcox and Melanie Mark-Shadbolt. Credit: David Hollander

Māori Biosecurity Network team leader Dr Amanda Black with Dr Nick Waipara, Dr Phillip Wilcox and Melanie Mark-Shadbolt. Credit: David Hollander

Glenice Paine

Glenice has a background in the conservation and resource management fields, including 6 years’ experience on the Nelson…

Dr Nick Waipara

Nick’s background is in bioprotection based research specialising in plant pathology, mycology, biocontrol and environmental microbiology (PhD).…

Dr Amanda Black

Amanda's research expertise is in environmental soil and water chemistry, focusing on major nutrient cycling, including the incorporation…

Melanie Mark-Shadbolt

Melanie is an Indigenous environmental sociologist, and the Māori Research Manager – Kaiārahi for the Bio-Protection Research Centre…

Thomas Malcolm

Thomas came through the Kura Reo system and has 10 years’ experience in biosecurity and biodiversity management.…

Dr James Ataria

Jamie's research interests are in the development and application of ecotoxicological tools for the assessment of the biological…

Alby Marsh

Alby is the Māori Relationship Advisor, Te Raranga Ahumara at Plant and Food Research, a role which involves…

Dr Shaun Ogilvie

Shaun has extensive experience of environmental research with Māori communities and his research interests include the development of…

Waitangi Wood

Inspired by Māori difference and tenacity, Waitangi Wood has worked across a number of sectors, which include Iwi/Hapū…

Dr Nick Roskruge

Nick is a Senior Lecturer in Ethnobotany, Horticulture and Māori Resource & Environmental Management in the Institute of…