The meaning of the Waikanae Jobs for Nature tohu

The meaning of the Waikanae Jobs for Nature Tohu Jobs for Nature is a significant project of Waikaane Ki Uta Ki Tai (more info about it The Tohu or logo was created by Ringatoi / Artist Vianney Parata (Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai, Ngāti Toa Rangatira me Ngāti Kahungunu). This tohu captures Waikanae ki Uta … Read more

Call for Rahui to protect the community

PRESS STATEMENT: Kāpiti Iwi implement a rāhui to protect the community following flash flooding: Date: 8 December, 2021 Iwi Pou Tiaki from Waikanae ki Uta ki Tai have requested that a rāhui – a traditional iwi practice that places a restorative restriction for access upon an area – be placed upon the entire Waikanae awa … Read more

21 ideas for action

To help understanding of what the proposed values and priority objectives could mean in practice, here are some examples of action that could be taken for the Waikanae Awa.  At this stage, these action ideas are indicative only.  We are not formally proposing them, but we hope that they will provide a flavour of the … Read more

The story behind our graphics

If you intrigued by our graphics, you may be interested to know the stories behind them. We are telling these stories on our social media, so why not go and like/follow our facebook page or our instagram feed (see the link in this post).We have made some cute postcards featuring 4 images. If you would … Read more

Kōrero and kai with partners and stakeholders

A draft proposal to revitalise the Waikanae Awa from the Mountains to the sea was shared by Iwi and community representatives at two lively hui (meetings) held next to the Awa at Otaihanga Boating Club on 19 November. Accompanied by plenty of kōrero (talking) and Kai (food), the Waikanae Ki Uta Ki Tai (WKUKT) Steering … Read more