Web Directory > NZ > Māori > Māori : Environment and Natural Resources
- Aotearoa Fisheries Limited : [Web site]
About AFL, the largest Māori-owned fisheries company in New Zealand.
Explains the processes of developing a sustainable aquaculture industry in New Zealand. Outlines roles of government and public agencies, planning processes, legislation, regional information and Māori development. Includes news and online publications.
- Crown Forestry Rental Trust = Ngā Kaitiaki Rēti Ngahere Karauna
Assists Māori to prepare, present and negotiate claims against the Crown, which involve or could involve Crown Forest Licensed Lands.
- Hī ika : ka pū te ruha, ka hao te rangatahi
Published by the Ministry of Fisheries, covering news on customary fishing and fisheries management. Issues are available in full-text.
- Kaitiakitanga : Kaitiakitanga Program and network : Te Whaiti Nui-a-Toi children guard and share Whirinaki, their culture, language and values
Ngāti Whare iwi programme involving the community and its school in development and guardianship of the community's culture, values and physical environment, especially the Whirinaki Forest.
- Māori customary fisheries
The regulations governing customary, i.e. non-commercial fishing by Maori, under the Fisheries Settlement Act 1992.
- Māori Land Court = Te Kooti Whenua Māori
The court holds information about historical Māori title, ownership information and adoptions, probates and letters of administration. Includes searchable online database of land and ownership information, Māori Land Online (MLOL).
- Māori land information
Information on Māori land - its administration, resources and capability.
- Māori land legislation database
Provides a summary of all New Zealand legislation since 1840 (including private and local acts) which has affected Māori or Māori land. Brief notes on the historical context and impact of each act cited, with references to other Government publications.
- Māori land online / Māori Land Court = Te Kooti Whenua Māori
A database of current ownership, trustee, memorial and block information for land under the jurisdiction of the Māori Land Court. Encompasses Māori customary and freeholdland, general land owned by Māori, Crown land reserved for Māori and some treaty settlement reserves, mahingā kai and fishing rights areas. Includes owner interest search, block search, and map search facilities.
Examines how the Department of Conservation works with iwi and hapu.
- Manaaki Taha Moana : [Web site]
MTM is a research programme funded by the former Foundation for Research, Science and Technology. Has information about the programme and its research, case studies with Ngāti Raukawa and Tauranga Moana iwi and publications. Includes reports in the MTM monograph series.
- Ngā Kaihautū Tikanga Taiao : [Web site]
Describes the work of the advisory committee (originally appointed by ERMA) to advise decision-makers on matters relating to policy, process and applications, from a Māori perspective.
- Ngāti-Hine Forestry Trust
Includes information about the Ngāti-Hine Forestry Trust and annual reports in PDF format.
Te Pūtara, published by ERMA, provides information on Māori participation in the environmental risk management process. All issues are available in full-text.
- Te Kāhui Tāwharautanga ō ngā Rongoā : [Web site]
Information about the activities of Te Kāhui Tāwharautanga ō ngā Rongoā, a trust which acts as a collective voice for rohe (areas) that are working to protect their traditional rongoā . Includes details about regional activities and meetings in the individual rohe: Kahungungu, Ngā Puhi, Tainui, Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, Te Tau Ihu, Te Ūpoko o Te Ika, Kāi Tahu/Ngāi Tahu, Waiariki, Whanganui.
- Te Ohu Kaimoana : tiakina nga rawa hi ika a taou kaimoana mo nga uri whakaeke
Website provides an overview of Te Ohu Kaimoana and the allocation process, as well as the issues and concerns regarding the sustainable utilisation of Aotearoa's fisheries and the wider marine environment. Helps Māori develop the business of fishing. Includes reports and newsletters.
- Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu
Ngāi Tahu are the Māori people of the southern islands of New Zealand, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is the governing body. Background, objectives, information and programmes are detailed for all the associated corporations.
- Treaty Resource Centre = He Puna Mātauranga o Te Tiriti
Provides an interactive learning experience about the Treaty of Waitangi.
- Whale Watch : Kaikoura, New Zealand
Information about Cetaceans (whales and dolphins), the history of whaling in Kaikoura and Whale Watch's Māori (Ngāi Tahu) heritage.