Melanie Mark-Shadbolt, Waitangi Wood & James Ataria

Melanie Mark-Shadbolt and James Ataria are members of Te Tira Whakamātaki, the Māori Biosecurity Network – a network of Māori scientists (plant pathologists, soil chemists, biosecurity officers, indigenous sociologists), policy makers, politicians, kaitiaki, iwi leaders and whānau who are dedicated to ensuring Māori have a voice and are able to participate in New Zealand's biosecurity.

Ātea
Feb 2, 2018

Why aren't people listening? Māori scientists on why rāhui are important

Why are people ignoring the rāhui on the Waitakere Ranges? Two Māori researchers spoke to a number of kaumatua and kaitiaki to discuss what can be done to protect our taonga.

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