Te Awaroa o Ngä Pae o te Märamatanga [Te Awaroa - Voice of the River]

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dc.contributor.author Hikuroa, Daniel en
dc.contributor.author Moewaka-Barnes, H en
dc.contributor.author Salmond, A en
dc.coverage.spatial Auckland, New Zealand en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-10T02:01:04Z en
dc.date.issued 2016-11-17 en
dc.identifier.citation In 7th Biennial International Indigenous Research Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.15-18 Nov 2016. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/35939 en
dc.description.abstract Te Awaroa Voice of the River Across New Zealand, many rivers are unsafe parts of the ecosystem, with serious concerns about declining river health. The ‘bottom line’ regulatory approach of the government’s freshwater reforms requires coordinated commitment across river stakeholders. Despite the talent and commitment of existing groups, the current fragmented approaches are not achieving the scale and rapidity of change needed; it is not enough to rely on government. Te Awaroa is envisaged as a national movement of people taking action to care for their waterways, with a collective goal of achieving 1000 rivers in a state of ora by 2050. The research presented herein poses the hypothesis that rivers will return to ora when stakeholders develop a collective sense of care, and have a suite of locally relevant practices and tools that they can and will use. The project is testing two critical components – 1. Understanding Collective Impact, and drawing inspiration from that to 2. Create a Social Movement of Kiwis connecting with their rivers in two trial catchments. We will present preliminary findings and from those critique the hypothesis and make some suggestions about where the research may lead. en
dc.relation.ispartof Session D2 en
dc.relation.ispartof 7th Biennial International Indigenous Research Conference en
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dc.title Te Awaroa o Ngä Pae o te Märamatanga [Te Awaroa - Voice of the River] en
dc.type Presentation en
pubs.author-url http://www.indigenousresearch2016.ac.nz/ en
pubs.finish-date 2016-11-18 en
pubs.start-date 2016-11-15 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Conference Oral Presentation en
pubs.elements-id 639737 en
pubs.org-id Arts en
pubs.org-id Maori and Pacific Studies en
pubs.org-id Maori Studies en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-07-25 en


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