Join us on Friday 22 October to hear from Jade Wikaira, Troy Brockbank and Helen Atkins as they discuss the concept of Te Mana o te Wai and Te Oranga o te Taiao - What do they mean? How might they work together?
The concept of Te Mana o te Wai is a key part of Taumata Arowai’s establishing legislation, the new Water Services Act and the National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management 2020. Te Oranga o te Taiao is contained in the exposure draft of the Natural and Built Environment Bill.
This webinar gives you the chance to find out more about Te Mana o te Wai and Te Oranga o te Taiao, as well as providing you the opportunity to submit questions.
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Please register to attend the webinar by clicking on the registration button. Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email followed by a further email with the link to join via Zoom. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Katrina Guy.
Helen is President of Water New Zealand, and a founding partner of the environment and public law firm, Atkins Holm Majurey. She has worked for a variety of private and public sector clients on a range of environmental, local government and public law matters
Jade is from Te Whanau-a-Apanui, Ngāti Tuwharetoa and Ngapuhi. She is a resource management practitioner with a passion for working with whanau and hapu in the design and delivery of quality planning outcomes. She is currently the Chair of Papa Pounamu, the national Māori Planners network and has her own environmental planning and policy consultancy.
Troy (Te Rarawa, Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi) is a board member of Water New Zealand and Taumata Arowai, a civil engineer, a water practitioner, and Pou Ārahi Māori - Māori Advisory Lead (Principal) at Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd. Troy has more than ten years of professional experience in the water industry across engineering consultancies, civil contractors and suppliers. A key role is to support Māori cultural understanding of water and work alongside the board to link Te Ao Māori and Te Ao Pākehā.