Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research
Co-leader, Resilience, Policy & Governance
Nick is a senior scientist with Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research's Landscape Policy & Governance team. His research focuses on social-ecological system dynamics, with a particular emphasis on rural landscapes at multiple scales and across several research themes. This includes work on risk and resilience, and the impacts of earthquakes and other hazards on rural communities, agribusinesses and rural value chains (wine, kiwifruit, and dairying); climate change vulnerability and adaptation; and governance for sustainability outcomes.
He is Regional Coordinator for the Earth System Governance project, and holds funding from the RSNZ Marsden Fund, Ministry for Primary Industries, and other National Science Challenges.