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.
Te Huringa ki te Rangi
Climate change can impact ecosystems, biodiversity and traditional practices.
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.
Have you noticed a change in climate effecting the marine environment?
Method for Testing
Surveys with mana whenua whānau on knowledge of kororā.
Method for Scoring
0 Extreme change
1-3 High level of change
4-6 Moderate change
7-9 Minimal to no change
10 No change
Observation of a change in the marine environment due to climate change is an important indicator as it affects the ecosystems, biodiversity and traditional practices.
Is the marine environment being impacted by climate change?