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Māori approaches to climate change adaptation

2021 Challenge + LGNZ Symposium

Our Vision Mātauranga Programme Leader Sandy Morrison (Waikato University) hosts an expert panel on Māori approaches to climate change adaptation.

This 30-minute panel discussion from February 2021 highlights the challenges for Māori communities as we race to respond to climate change and provides a glimpse into the mitigation strategies tangata whenua are employing.

Facilitated by Sandy Morrison, with:

  • Jenna-Rose Astwood, Insights analyst/Kaitātari Māramatanga Environmental Reporting with Pūrongo Ā-Taia (Statistics NZ)
  • Lani Kereopa, Te Urunga o Kea: Te Arawa Climate Change Working Group
  • Maria Bargh, Te Kawa a Māui/School of Māori Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Te Taru White, Te Arawa, Tainui and Ngāti Porou, Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor; and Chairman for Te Tatau o Te Arawa, Te Arawa Tribal partnership with Rotorua Lakes Council