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Protecting Our Environment

Our natural environment provides our physical sustenance as well as being a reminder of tīpuna and the spiritual aspect of our existence. The health of our environment has a direct influence on the health of our people. We are charged to preserve and protect our air, water and lands and the resources within for the benefit and survival of our mokopuna.


  •  Protecting cultural landmarks - Wāhi Tīpuna, Wāhi Tapu, Wāhi Tohi, Rua kōiwi 

  •  Education/training tamariki in the protection and management of the environment 

  •  Controlled culling management in marine reserves

  •  Restocking, reseeding, re-vegetation of native flora, fauna & fisheries

  •  Set regulatory standards and environmental clean-up strategies in place for waterways, land management, contaminated land sites

  •  200-mile “foreshore” acknowledged 

  •  Complete inventory of Ngāti Kahungunu Estate.

  •  Defense of our shoreline ~ own Coastguard

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