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Case studies

roger case study

Bringing back the kai trees

See how Roger and his hapū are working hard to restore their whenua.

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Joining forces to safeguard a precious catchment

See how a community united to improve the Whangawehi catchment.

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Matariki Tu Rākau Huramua planting day

The Huramua Marae community, near Wairoa, planted nearly 500 native trees. The memorial trees honour the district’s returned service personnel. The trees will create a special place for future generations.

Watch a video of the day on YouTube.

Testing the Emissions Trading Scheme

Motu Research have a video interview with Nikki Serancke, Chairperson, Nuhiti Q. Nikki talks about using the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to help native forest regeneration on Māori land.

A successful forest restoration

Watch a video of a forest restoration project undertaken by the Te Mata Park Trust. The video shows examples of forest restoration principles.

Te Mata Peak and the adjacent hills are believed to be the final resting place of Rongokako, grandfather of Kahungunu (founder of the Ngāti Kahungunu tribe). His prone form can be seen in the hillscape, called Te Mata-o-Rongokako (the face of Rongokako). European settlers also thought the hills resembled a man lying down, and called him the sleeping giant.


Tuhoe Tuawhenua Trust

The Tuhoe Tuawhenua Trust is an Ahuwhenua trust for 25 blocks of land in the Tuawhenua region. They have a range of activities happening including business development in honey production and indigenous forestry.

Next steps

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