Our Research

Our mission is to enable New Zealanders to adapt, manage risk and thrive in a changing climate. We're achieving this by connecting science with society, through five interlinked programmes.


Find information here about current, open research funding rounds, and about other funding opportunities.

Research funding for Māori

Two new research funds, Te Taura and Te Aho, open for expressions of interest on June 1, 2021: https://deepsouthchallenge.co.nz/karanga-research-funding-for-maori/

Other funding rounds in progress

We are soon to announce new research projects in our Processes and Observations programme. Research teams have been invited to submit full funding research proposals to our Impacts and Implications programme.