(Dart/Slipstream pounamu trail)
Murihiku Rūnanga are conducting research to develop a Murihiku cultural water classification system. This will assist with their freshwater management needs and aspirations. The pilot study area is at sites along the
Te Koroka Ara (Dart/Slipstream pounamu trail).

We need to collect data with a specially designed cultural monitoring programme. One of the most important elements of any cultural monitoring programme is ensuring that whānau conduct the monitoring.

It doesn’t matter how young or old you are, or if you have conducted such monitoring before. If you have enthusiasm for all things water and mahinga kai then you will have the skills to help us with this mahi. We will provide transport, accommodation, kai and some koha for your time. It will be a time of whakawhanaungatanga, gathering and sharing mātauranga and being able to visit sites of our tūpuna, as well as looking at opportunities for our future generations. [Read more…]