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Hei Mahi Māra
Māra kai aroaromahana 2012

Spring is my favorite time of year. As a gardener, I get to be outside in the sunshine and participate in the kaitiakitanga of ushering in the miracle of life as tiny seeds and seedlings start their new cycle in the whenua.

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18th September 2012
Posted under: Pānui

Freshwater Update

Kia ora koutou, At Rāpaki at the weekend Te Rūnanga discussed the recent developments in freshwater. Te Rūnanga supported the continued direct engagement with the Crown via the Iwi Leaders Group and the Land and Water Forum. Key issues for Ngai Tahu continue to be: Water quality Sustainable use Sensible regime for allocation Retention/restoration of…

Hei Mahi Māra
Mātauranga Māori Māra Kai

I have been involved with the ‘Building Māori Organic Land Use Project’ with Te Atawhai o Te Ao, an independent Māori research organisation. The project focused on interviewing a wide range of Māori with experience in māra kai to identify the traditional mātauranga and kaitiakitanga basis to Māori organics.

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Ahikā Kai – Food from the home fires

Wild, Māori food – it’s what Ngāi Tahu tīpuna ate and traded. Now iwi pilot programme Ahikā Kai is set to revolutionise the way small whānau and iwi-based food businesses operate and market their products.

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Pots of gold

From the remote seas of Fiordland to the restaurants of China, kōura are at the heart of Ngāi Tahu Seafood’s operations. The thriving trade is also attracting a new generation of Ngāi Tahu fishers to the industry.

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16th March 2010
Posted under: Pānui

Te Ao Hou – The New World

16 March Te Ao Hou – The New World signals the promise of new life for Canterbury and two of the region’s most degraded lakes – Te Waihora (Ellesmere) and Te Roto o Wairewa (Forsyth). Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon says these lakes and the ecosystems they support are in peril. “These…