Health Spectrum

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The health ratings displayed on this page is an example only, the heath ratings will be updated when monitoring is completed at the end of 2021.

Awa-Whanga

Overall Health 10%

Rivers and estuaries play a key role in the health of the marine environment. Sediment and other contaminants flow from rivers and estuaries which can impact marine ecosystems.

Below are the results of each of the Tohu Whāiti associated with this Tohu Matua. These Tohu Whāiti collectively inform the overall health of this Tohu Matua.

For each Tohu Whāiti we score qualitative and quantitative indicators called Pātai Inenga, we use these score to determine the health of each Tohu Whāiti. The ratings below are on a scale of 0 to 10, with 0 being very weak and 10 being very strong.

Mahinga Kai

It is important to quantify the connection of people in marae, hapū and whānau with the practice.

QUALITATIVE

Do you and the whānau gather mahinga kai from the Awa/Whanga?

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Method for Testing
Surveys with mana whenua whānau on participation in mahinga kai gathering.

Method for Scoring
0 = No whānau involved
1-3 minimum
4-6 average/moderate number
7-9 Good numbers
10 high numbers of whānau

Gathering kaimoana is an important traditional practice which maintains our connection to Tangaroa and sustains the people.

QUANTITATIVE

Pipi

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Method for Testing
Use the score from Mana Moana, Mahinga Kai, Pipi – Tohu Whāiti.

Method for Scoring
0, 0-10% of the overall score of MM, Mahinga Kai, Pipi – Tohu Whāiti.
1-3, 10-30% of the overall score of MM, Mahinga Kai, Pipi – Tohu Whāiti.
4-6, 40-60% of the overall score of MM, Mahinga Kai, Pipi – Tohu Whāiti.
7-9, 70-90% of the overall score of MM, Mahinga Kai, Pipi – Tohu Whāiti.
10, 100% of the overall score of MM, Mahinga Kai, Pipi – Tohu Whāiti.

Gathering kaimoana is an important traditional practice which maintains our connection to Tangaroa and sustains the people.

Tikanga Ahuriri

Actively involvement in Tikanga is important to fulfilling mana whenua cultural survival.

QUANTITATIVE

Practice of Tikanga and Kawa

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Method for Testing
Use the score from Mana Tangata, Tikianga and Matauranga, Practice of Tikanga and kawa – Tohu Whāiti.

Method for Scoring
0, 0-10% of over all score of MT, Tikianga and Matauranga, Practice of Tikanga and kawa – Tohu Whāiti.
1-3, 10-30% of over all score of MT, Tikianga and Matauranga, Practice of Tikanga and kawa – Tohu Whāiti.
4-6, 40-60% of over all score of MT, Tikianga and Matauranga, Practice of Tikanga and kawa – Tohu Whāiti.
7-9, 70-90% of over all score of MT, Tikianga and Matauranga, Practice of Tikanga and kawa – Tohu Whāiti.
10, 100% of over all score of MT, Tikianga and Matauranga, Practice of Tikanga and kawa – Tohu Whāiti.

To identify what historic practices were common vs the modern day and what events have previously occurred that have influenced the practices and areas to go. There was a historic main waka voyage connecting the water bodies before the realignment for flood protection. To explore other events that naturally occurred such as the earth quake (1931) and realignment of major Awa contributions to the whanga and Industry built in modern era.

QUANTITATIVE

Waitākaro

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Method for Testing
Use the score from Mana Tangata, Awa, Whanga, Tikanga Ahuriri-Wāhanga Whāiti.

Method for Scoring
0, 0-10% of the overall score of MT Waitākaro Wāhanga Matua.
1-3, 10-30% of the overall score of MT Waitākaro Wāhanga Matua.
4-6, 40-60% of the overall score of MT Waitākaro Wāhanga Matua.
7-9, 70-90% of the overall score of MT Waitākaro Wāhanga Matua.
10, 100% of the overall score of MT Waitākaro Wāhanga Matua.

Immersion is an important cultural practice and tradition to connect with your wai. Also collection of kaimoana is a highly recognised cultural skill.

QUANTITATIVE

Whanga

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Method for Testing
Use the score from Mana Moana, Whanga -Tohu Matua.

Method for Scoring
0, 0-10% of the overall score of MM, Whanga -Tohu Matua.
1-3, 10-30% of the overall score of MM, Whanga -Tohu Matua.
4-6, 40-60% of the overall score of MM, Whanga -Tohu Matua.
7-9, 70-90% of the overall score of MM, Whanga -Tohu Matua.
10, 100% of the overall score of MM, Whanga -Tohu Matua.

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