Te Mana o te Wai in the Water Services Sector Webinar

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Helen Atkins, President of Water New Zealand will introduce the Guide, and its purpose of assisting water services sector members in understanding key concepts and values underpinning the Maori world view of the environment. The Guide focuses on the meaning of Te Mana o te Wai as that term is used in the National Policy Statement on Freshwater 2020.

The Water Services Bill introduces a requirement on all those exercising functions, powers and duties to give effect to Te Mana o Te Wai. The webinar will start the discussion of what this could mean in practice for water sector employees.

This is the second of our webinar series and has been designed with Councils in mind.


  • Members $25 incl GST (with Guide)
  • Non-members $50 incl GST (with Guide)

If you wish to purchase additional copies of the guide or have questions, please contact Katrina Guy

Please open the confirmation when received as this will have the links to the guide, glossary and webinar link.


Kuputaka of Maori Terms.pdf

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22 Mar 2021

Te Mana o te Wai Guide for the Water Services Sector.pdf

203 KB
22 Mar 2021