Kāti Huirapa Rūnaka has been granted a mātaitai on the Waikouaiti River (refer map below), by the Minister for Primary Industries. Applied for in 2014, the mātaitai will further empower our whānau to exercise their customary fishing rights and to restore the mauri of the Waikouaiti Catchment.

We wish to thank all those who assisted with the application, in particular, Nigel Scott from Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. [Read more…]