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.

Mahinga kai

Overall Health 20%

Traditional food resources are important indicators of marine ecosystem health and the wellbeing of mana whenua. Species like kuku (green-lipped mussels) and kōura (crayfish) are key indicator species for mana whenua of Ahuriri.

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.

Kōura - Crayfish

Kōura are a valued mahinga kai species and considered a delicacy by mana whenua.

QUANTITATIVE

Kōura

Health

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

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

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

Pāua

Pāua are a valued mahinga kai species and considered a delicacy by mana whenua.

QUANTITATIVE

Pāua

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

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

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

Kuku - Mussels

Kuku (Green-lipped mussels) are a valued mahinga kai species and considered a delicacy by Mana whenua.

QUANTITATIVE

Kuku

Health

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

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

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

Ika

Pātiki, Kahawai, Tāmure, Rāwaru, Hāpuka. Ika are a valued mahinga kai species and considered a historic staple to the diet of mana whenua.

QUANTITATIVE

Ika

Health

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

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

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

Kina

Kina are a valued mahinga kai species and considered a delicacy by mana whenua.

QUANTITATIVE

Kina

Health

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

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

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

Pupu, Pipi

Pipi are a valued mahinga kai species and considered a delicacy by mana whenua.

QUANTITATIVE

Pupu/Pipi

Health

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

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

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

Karengo

Karengo was an important supplement to the winter diet of mana whenua because of its high nutritional value.

QUANTITATIVE

Karengo

Health

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

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

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

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