The University of Waikato is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 2021 New Zealand Marine Sciences Society Conference in Tauranga Moana. The conference is scheduled for 5-8 July at the University’s new campus in the Tauranga CBD, under the theme “Titiro whakamuri, kōkiri whakamua” (looking back to move forward).

The conference will commence at 1:30pm Monday 5 July and finish with a not-to-be-missed conference dinner and awards ceremony on the evening of Thursday 8 July.

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations should be submitted by 21 MAY.

For further information on abstract submission, registration, the conference programme and sponsorship/exhibition opportunities, please visit the conference website –