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The systematic name for plants rarely reflects the cultural name given by indigenous peoples. HVN’s Chief Scientist, Professor Richard Mithen explores the naming of kawakawa and the proposed decolonisation of plant systematics.
19–21 March 2024 | Tākina, Wellington
Foodomics 2024 will celebrate 10 years of the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge: the achievements and successes of our partners, academics, scientists and industry.
A Systems Nutrition Approach
The Challenge brings together multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional teams with a systems-level view on the networks in the human body, our environment and society. The research is the basis for the development and delivery of validated high-value foods for health and well-being Learn more about our science
Our Vision Mātauranga strategy guides research investment to align with mātauranga/ knowledge and supports Māori innovation and opportunities to develop and deliver high-value foods for health and wellbeing. Read more…