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Marnie Prickett image (2023)BA (English), BAgSci, MSc (Ecology)Research Fellow; HEIRU, PHCC

Contact details

Tel +64 22 161 2634

Research interests and activities

Marnie has a background in freshwater ecology and agricultural science. She has been an advisor to government on freshwater policy and to state-owned farming company Pāmu (Landcorp) on improving protection for the environment.

Her current work in the department focuses on analysis of freshwater policy and the communication of water issues, with a particular focus on drinking water source protection.

She is interested in improving landscape-scale decision making to protect and improve the health of communities and the natural environment.


Grout, L., Hales, S., Baker, M., French, N., Prickett, M., & Wilson, N. (2024). Severe weather events linked to outbreaks of crypto in Aotearoa: New study. The Briefing, (27 May). Retrieved from Journal - Research Other

Prickett, M., Hales, S., Chambers, T., Baker, M., & Wilson, N. (2024). Another Havelock North? Govt undoing protections for drinking water safety. The Briefing, (7 May). Retrieved from Journal - Research Other

Prickett, M., & Joy, M. K. (2024). Aotearoa New Zealand’s new Government proposal to remove hard-won protection for waterways will worsen the country's freshwater crisis. Inland Waters, 2335738. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/20442041.2024.2335738 Journal - Research Article

Prickett, M., Reuvecamp, I., Hales, S., & Baker, M. (2024). Fast-track Bill puts NZ on wrong track, threatening public health. The Briefing, (2 April). Retrieved from Journal - Research Other

Wilson, N., Prickett, M., Broadbent, A., Baker, M., Kerr, J., & Chambers, T. (2024). Money down the drain: The high cost of leaking water pipes. The Briefing, (12 March). Retrieved from Journal - Research Other

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