Koi Tū takes a holistic perspective of sustainability, recognising that it's not merely a matter of addressing climate change, social cohesion, or mental health. In a world often segmented into silos, we aim to break down barriers and focus on interconnected systems that promote a more sustainable future.

Webinar: Citizen assemblies and deliberative processes for European Union’s Mission Ocean

Learn about developing and delivering a minipublic within a research project: The Citizens’ Assembly on the Next Source of Water for Auckland, New Zealand


Genetic engineering to the rescue?
Given our existing pest problems and the likelihood of new ones being inflicted on us by global warming, we need to begin to investigate genetic options.

Close up view of solar panels in a city, with skyscrapers in the background.
Flipping the science model: A roadmap to science missions for sustainability
An International Science Council’s global commission is calling for a “new way of doing science” to tackle the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Young couple cycling, others walking or jogging late afternoon and enjoying the sunset at Stanley Park
New Zealanders lead call for SDGs to be science-led
Three internationally renowned New Zealanders are part of the International Science Council’s global commission calling for a “new way of doing science” to tackle the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Webinar with Sophie Howe – intergenerational stewardship for Aotearoa NZ
Hear from Sophie Howe about how her role as Future Generations Commissioner had impact and how we can all drive momentum on better long-term decision making for Aotearoa.

Flooding inundates the highway in central North Island, New Zealand.
Risk listening: rethinking how we understand and manage risk
Aotearoa New Zealand needs to set up a national risk assessment authority to better prepare the country for high-impact risks and disasters.

National risk assessment authority needed to better prepare for risk
Given New Zealand’s small size, a more coherent system of risk assessment and decision-making should be possible.

Reimagining Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland – 12 months on
One year ago, Koi Tū released 'Reimagining Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland: harnessing the region’s potential' – a provocation commissioned by Tātaki Auckland Unlimited – which explored the changes needed for Auckland's long-term future.

Citizens’ assemblies give hope for reinvigorating democracy
An experiment in deliberative democracy on the future of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland’s water supply gives hope for reinvigorating democracy and complex decision making.


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