Te Kapu O Waitaha is host to Te Arawa Takitai Moana quarterly hui Te Arawa Takitai Moana – Kaumaatua met 10th March 2016. Following are the updates. Kaituna Re-Diversion scheme

  • Earthworks monitoring training completed. No issues arising, however found the training to be extremely basic
  • Hearing for resource consent concerning the diversion will be held April 4th, 10.00am Classic Flyers. Waitaha will attend this hearing
    Whale Stranding/Fatalities
  • Hui resolved to hold a wananga to develop collective protocols and policies concerning whale stranding, cultural harvesting, rongoa, matauranga, and burial. This will inform Agencies responsible for regulating related legislation
    Rena update
  • Hui resolved that Maria Horne submit a section 274 on behalf of Te Arawa Takitai moana kaumaatua to the court of appeal opposing the recent approval of the Rena MV consent
  Hui dates established for quarterly hui to be held at Te Kapu O Waitaha Offices enabling the forum to address matters of importance on a consistent basis. \"Takutai\"Future hui dates can be accessed from the website calendar]]>