Integrating mātauranga
Knowledge comes in all forms, but indigenous knowledge heralds from thousands of years of wisdom passed through the stories of our ancestors. This knowledge is just as relevant today, as we navigate the environmental challenges of our world.
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Māori voice

in the preservation of our

natural environment

Latest TTW News

Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki2 days ago
#WEBINAR | TTW’s CEO Melanie Mark-Shadbolt joins the panel in this event entitled “Te Pūtahitanga: A Tiriti–led Science-Policy Approach for Aotearoa New Zealand” Wed, April 28, 12:00. Find out why a treaty-led science-policy approach is good for Aotearoa. https://bit.ly/2Rvu76O
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki2 days ago
#FIELDTRIP | This week, the TTW team visited Motatau, the home of Kaumatua Kevin Prime, for a wānanga on kauri ora (the research teams renaming of kauri dieback). The project is referred to as Oranga, in partnership with the New Zealand’s Biological Heritage. 🌱#TTW #māorivoice #indigenoussolutions #betterworld #kauri #kauridieback
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki1 week ago
#CELEBRATE | Dr Monty Soutar (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, Ngāti Kahungunu), historian, Māori scholar & Waitangi Tribunal member has been awarded the prestigious, biennial $100,000 Michael King Writer’s Fellowship from Creative New Zealand to finish his trilogy, Kāwai – a saga from the uttermost end of the Earth. The historical novels narrate the experiences of nine successive generations of one Māori family through pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial Aotearoa, spanning the 1700s right through to 2018, and will lay bare the impact of European colonisation on New Zealand to a global audience. #TTW #māorivoice 📚
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki1 week ago
#OTAGO #RANGATAHI | Rangatahi who attended Te Mana o Te Taiao wānanga organised by He Waka Kotuia Trust doing some planting at Te Whakaraupuka wetland this week. The wānaka provided a space for rakatahi of Kai Tahu whānui to discuss mātauraka and its role in protecting the environment. Ngā Komene, Paulette, Tumai and Puke. 🌱 #TTW #māorivoice #indigenoussolutions #betterworld
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki1 week ago
#PESTMANAGEMENT | A beautiful video from Ngāti Koata Trust, profiling their awesome mahi on D’Urville Island help protect the taonga from stoats. #indigenoussolutions #betterworld
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Ngāti Koata Trust
Kia ora whānau,

Here’s the latest video from the Rangitoto Birdsong team – featuring our māreikura Tiro.

The Rangitoto Birdsong project is an important one, and one we support.It was developed by the D’Urville Island Stoat Eradication Charitable Trust (DISECT) with the main aim of enhancing our Rangitoto ki te Tonga’s biodiversity, in particular, the island’s birdlife.

They’re doing awesome mahi to help protect our taonga, by eradicating over the next five years one of the island’s most damaging predators: stoats.

Check out this wonderful video.
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Te Tira Whakamātaki1 week ago
#PESTMANAGEMENT | A beautiful video from Ngāti Koata Trust, profiling their awesome mahi on D’Urville Island help protect the taonga from stoats. #indigenoussolutions #betterworld
Te Tira Whakamātaki
Ngāti Koata Trust
Kia ora whānau,

Here’s the latest video from the Rangitoto Birdsong team – featuring our māreikura Tiro.

The Rangitoto Birdsong project is an important one, and one we support.It was developed by the D’Urville Island Stoat Eradication Charitable Trust (DISECT) with the main aim of enhancing our Rangitoto ki te Tonga’s biodiversity, in particular, the island’s birdlife.

They’re doing awesome mahi to help protect our taonga, by eradicating over the next five years one of the island’s most damaging predators: stoats.

Check out this wonderful video.