stimulation of ovarian function in the Japanese Quail (Coturnix coturnix
japonica) using gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH).(1999-present)
Henare [Tuapapa Putaiao Fellow]
aimed at developing a hormone treatment to stimulate the normal pattern of
growth of the ovary thereby stimulating ovulation and egg laying in birds.
Project has relevance to the 'Kokako" project and other related native bird
ki te W'enua (2001- )
Palmer & Dr Tewha Puketapu
Prof. Taiarahia Black
aimed at Maori returning to economic use of 'Maori' land through horticultural
land use. Case studies will be incorporated as well as a national network of
Maori horticulture which will facilitate the production of a model for Maori
the Black Robin in Genetic peril?
Miller (PhD Student) & Dr Peter Richie
is funded by Marsden and is being conducted in conjunction with the Department
of Conservation. It also involves four Moriori and Maori iwi of the Chatham
Islands (Wharekauri). Prof. Lambert has visited the island to give
presentations on the research to the local people and discuss with them.