Tina Ngata

Tina Ngata (Ngāti Porou) is a mother of two from the East Coast. Her work involves advocacy for environmental, Indigenous and human rights. This includes local, national and international initiatives that highlight the role of settler colonialism in issues such as climate change and waste pollution, and promote Indigenous conservation as best practice for a globally sustainable future

Dec 19, 2018

Once were gardeners, lovers, poets... and warriors

With actor Jason Momoa putting his interpretation of haka on the world stage during the press tour for Aquaman, Tina Ngata revisits some of the misunderstandings about Māori as a 'warrior race'.

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Nov 6, 2018

Wai Māori: a Māori perspective on the freshwater debate

In this excerpt from the new book Mountains to Sea: Solving New Zealand's Freshwater Crisis, Tina Ngata talks about the whakapapa of life-giving freshwater.

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