The Hokonui Rūnanga exercise kaitiakitanga and rangatiratanga across their takiwā (area). Their award winning environmental restoration programme Hokonui Rūnanga Kaupapa Taiao supports the rūnanga to connect with a range of projects and people, with the aim of building spiritual, cultural, social, and economic growth. Some of their programme’s mahi includes fresh water monitoring and management, pest control, bird and bat monitoring and native seed collection.
Travel to Hokonui in Murihiku Southland to explore how mātauranga Māori, western science and modern technology, including geospatial Apps and data, are informing this important kaupapa.
This online field trip will be released in term 2 2022. It supports a STEAM-based, cross curricular approach to teaching and learning. Participation encourages curiosity, citizen-science and student inquiry.
Enrol in this trip to receive supporting communication and resources from the LEARNZ team and connect with field trip experts in our live web conferences.
This trip reflects the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially Goal 15: Life on land: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.