A digital tool to support Māori communities to develop resilience to high impact weather and enact kaitiakitanga over their cultural heritage sites.
Māori communities are considered some of the most vulnerable to high impact weather events and the onset of climate change.
We aim to understand the impact of high impact weather on Māori communities and their current levels of preparedness and mitigation preferences. In collaboration with Māori we will use our findings to develop a digital decision-making tool to help them protect and preserve their cultural heritage sites.
To do this we are working with out partners including Heritage NZ, hapū and iwi to:
Our goal is for Māori communities to become more resilient to high impact weather and have the support they need to face the risks associated with a changing climate.
He rauemi matihiko hei tautoko i ngā hapori Māori ki te whakawhanake i te manawaroa ki te huarere taikaha me te whakamana i te kaitiakitanga o ō rātou wāhi tuku iho.
Ko ngā hapori Māori tētahi o ngā hunga whakaraerae rawa i te huarere taikaha me te pānga mai o te āhuarangi hurihuri.
E whai ana kia mārama mātou ki te pāpātanga o te huarere taikaha ki ngā hapori Māori me te āhua o ā rātou whakariteritenga onāianei me ngā hiahia whakamauru. Ka mahi tahi ki te Māori me te whakamahi i ā mātou kitenga ki te whakawhanake i tētahi rauemi whakatau-take matihiko hei āwhina i a rātou ki te manaaki me te tiaki i ō rātou wāhi tuku iho.
Hei whakatutuki i tēnei kei te mahi tahi mātou me ō mātou hoa mahi tae atu ki te Pouhere Taonga, ngā hapū me ngā iwi ki te:
Ko tō mātou whāinga ka manawaroa ake ngā hapori Māori ki te huarere taikaha, ka whai tautoko hoki kia rite ai mō ngā tūraru o te āhuarangi hurihuri.