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Seaweek: Spend a Day In Heaven

Seaweek: Spend a Day In Heaven

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When:

  • Sun 26 Feb ’17, 9:00am – 3:30pm

Where:

Environment Canterbury, 200 Tuam St, Banks Peninsula

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Transport, tour and talk: $35.00

Interested in learning how a marae and local residents work together to protect a large harbour? The Koukourarata mātaitai was the second to be established in the South Island. Members of the local marae and residents together created a mātaitai committee to protect their precious harbour.

If you’d like to learn more about the Mātaitai and Kaitiakitanga, journey with us to Tūtehuarewa Marae. Below is the itinerary for this awesome learning opportunity.

- 9:00am – meet at Environment Canterbury, 200 Tuam St
- 9:15am – Begin the journey. First stop: Orton Bradley Park to visit an organic milk farm
- 11:00am – Arrive at Tūtehuarewa for a pōwhiri
- 11:30am – A light lunch
- 12:30pm – An insight into Māori values regarding land and water
- 1:30pm – Local farmers and members of the Koukourarata Mātaitai committee tell their story
- 2:30pm – Afternoon tea then closing comments.
- 3:30pm – Arrive back at Tuam St.

Bring your togs as there may be time for a swim.
The price includes food and transport.

Contact: Manaia Cunningham
Email: manaia.cunningham@ngaitahu.iwi.nz
Phone: (027) 819-3840

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