• Mātakitaki Mai!

    This video introduces He Kāinga Taurikura o Tangitū – our project focussed on kuku reef:

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  • Te Tumu Tangitū

    Te Tumu Tangitū is our new Hapū Advisory Group for our project He Kāinga Taurikura o Tangitū: Treasured Coastal Environment.  The group includes whānau who are experienced divers and whānau […]

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  • RADIO INTERVIEW

    To listen to our Toihau (Chair) Tania Hopmans speak about the project in an interview with Radio Waatea, on 25 March 2022, click here.

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  • Project Phases

    Phase one: Wānanga and bring together our mātauranga-a-hapū to describe the state of our kuku and the pressures on our kuku and our cultural practices.  Begin developing a Cultural Assessment […]

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  • Researching Kuku

    Are you passionate about our kuku (mussel) reef and Tangitū? Interested in growing your kaitiakitanga skills? Are you one of our kuku kaimoana gatherers? Get involved by joining Te Tumu […]

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  • Maungaharuru-Tangitū Hunting Club Committee

    A Maungaharuru-Tangitū Hunting Club Committee (Hunting Committee) has been established to oversee and maintain the regulatory functions of the Esk Forest Open hunt season. Esk Forest is considered one of […]

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  • A CATCH UP WITH MTT PROJECT MANAGER HEENI TAANE

    Rongoa Research: Pereri King, Tyne-Marie Nelson and myself were given the opportunity to spend a week in our takiwā as part of a mapping exercise.  What was supposed to be […]

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  • MAUNGAHARURU – ORIGINS OF THE INGOA

    MTT Trustee Tania Hopmans features in this video produced by the Department of Conservation, as part of the Poutiri ao ō Tāne project. Here she talks about our maunga and […]

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  • Tūtira Project Funded!

    Our Hapū whakatauākī for Lake Tūtira, “ko te waiū o ō tātau tīpuna – the milk of our ancestors”, refers to an abundance of kai and spiritual sustenance. Unfortunately, over a […]

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