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Mātauranga Māori knowledge networks

TR 2018/42

Report: TR 2018/42

Author: Antoine Coffin (Te Onewa Consultants)

About this report

This report was commissioned by the Technical Leaders Group for the Healthy Rivers Wai Ora Project Report No. HR/TLG/2015/6.7

Report on factors affecting food gathering, swimming and special characteristics on the Waikato and Waipa Rivers and their tributaries from a Māori perspective.

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Mātauranga Māori knowledge networks [PDF, 1.7 MB]

1 Summary
2 Introduction
3 Purpose
3.1 Author
3.2 Clients
3.3 Scope
3.4 Mātauranga Māori
3 Background
4 Kaukau - swimming
4.1 Characteristics of swimming
4.2 The importance of swimming
4.3 Factors affecting swimming from a Māori perspective
4.4 Swimming and the four contaminants
4.5 Summary of potential attributes related to kaukau
5 Mahinga kai / hauanga kai
5.1 Characteristics of mahinga kai / hauanga kai
5.2 The importance of mahinga kai
5.3 Factors affecting mahinga kai from a Māori perspective
5.4 Mahinga kai and the four contaminants
5.5 Key species of significance to River Iwi
5.6 Summary of attributes related to mahinga kai
6 Special characteristics of rivers
6.1 Characteristics
6.2 Factors affecting these characteristics from a Māori perspective
6.3 Special characteristics and the four contaminants
6.4 Summary of potential attributes related to special characteristics
7 References