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Korowai of Hope

Whaka-Ora, Healthy Harbour – an aspirational plan to restore the cultural and ecological health of Whakaraupō (Lyttelton Harbour) – is already bringing about change after its launch in March. The plan is the result of a commitment between mana whenua and local governance bodies, and is a unique example of successful partnership and collaboration in environmental management.

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Te Ara Whakatipu
The Path of Growth

Ten Ngāi Tahu rangatahi walked in the footsteps of their ancestors, deep into the Hollyford Valley and to Whakatipu Waitai (Martins Bay) where they spent a week learning about their tīpuna, their culture, themselves and the environment. Kaituhi Phil Tumataroa reports. The hīkoi, named Te Ara Whakatipu, which translates to ‘the path of growth’, was…

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18th October 2012
Posted under: Pānui

Kōhatu pounamu returns home to Whakatipu Kōtuku/Hollyford

A rōpu (group) of Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio whānau made a symbolic hīkoi (journey) recently to a significant part of their rohe, Whakatipu Kōtuku Martins Bay. Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio Deputy Chairperson Kara Edwards says the kaupapa or purpose of the hīkoi was to present a kōhatu pounamu to the Hollyford Track team as a…