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.

Whakapapa, Pūrākau

Overall Health 60%

Mana whenua of Ahuriri are closely connected through whakapapa to Tangaroa and Pānia. Traditional stories related to the marine environment also hold important significance.

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.

Waiata

Oriori, Waiata, Moteatea are an important means of passing down whakapapa, pūrakau and kōrero.

QUALITATIVE

How many Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea specific to the moana do you know?

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Method for Testing
Survey whānau using app.

Method for Scoring
0, Cannot recite any Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.
1-3 Can recite 1-3 Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.
4-6 Can recite 4-6 Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.
7-9 Can recite 7-9 Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.
10 Can recite 10+ Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.

Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea are an important means of passing down whakapapa, pūrākau and kōrero.

QUALITATIVE

How well known by the wider whānau are Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea?

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Method for Testing
Survey whānau using app.

Method for Scoring
0, Cannot recite any Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.
1-3, 1-9 whānau can recite Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.
4-6, 10-50 whānau can recite Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.
7-9, 50-100 whānau can recite Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.
10, 100+ whānau can recite Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea.

Oriori, Waiata, Mōteatea are an important means of passing down whakapapa, pūrākau and kōrero.

Pūrākau and Kōrero o nehe

Pūrākau and Kōrero o nehe: (Pania, Ruamano, Tangitū, Punaturi) – is an important way of passing down knowledge.

QUALITATIVE

Do you hold knowledge of Pūrākau and Kōrero o nehe connected to the moana?

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Method for Testing
Survey whānau using app.

Method for Scoring
0, No knowledge of pūrāku.
1-3, Knows 1-2 pūrākau.
4-6, knows 2-10 pūrākau.
7-9, Knows 10-20 pūrākau.
10, Knows 20+ pūrākau.

To understand the depth of knowledge our whānau hold in regards to our pūrākau.

Whakapapa to Tangaroa and Pānia

The hapū of Ahuriri is closely connected through whakapapa to Tangaroa and Pānia.

QUALITATIVE

Do you hold knowledge of your whakapapa links to Pānia and Moremore?

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Method for Testing
Survey whānau using app.

Method for Scoring
 0, No.
1-3 Yes, but do not know how.
4-6 Can recite some whakapapa links to Moremore and Pānia.
7-9 Can recite most whakapapa links to Moremore and Pānia.
10 Can recite whakapapa all the way from you to Pānia and Moremore.

The importance of knowing your links to Pānia and Moremore often results in a stronger sense of manaakitanga and kaitiakitanga for whānau.

QUALITATIVE

Do you hold knowledge of your whakapapa links to Tangaroa?

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Method for Testing
Survey whānau using app.

Method for Scoring
0, No.
1-3 Yes, but do not know how.
4-6 Can recite some whakapapa links to Tangaroa.
7-9 Can recite most whakapapa links to Tangaroa.
10 Can recite whakapapa all the way from you to Tangaroa.

The importance of knowing your links to Tangaroa often results in a stronger sense of manaakitanga and kaitiakitanga for whānau.

Lost or at Risk Taonga

Taonga species are important to mana whenua and the ecosystem.

QUALITATIVE

Do you hold knowledge of native species lost or are threatened species, in relation to the moana?

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Method for testing
Survey whānau using app.

Method for Scoring
0, Have no knowledge of any.
1-3, Have knowledge of 1-3.
4-6, Have knowledge of 4-6.
7-9, Have knowledge of 7-10.
10, Have knowledge of 10+.

Understanding the number of whānau who have an awareness of the lost or threatened species.

QUALITATIVE

Do you hold knowledge as to why the taonga species are in decline, no longer present or extinct?

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Method for Testing
Survey whānau using app.

Method for Scoring
0, Have no knowledge.
1-3, Have knowledge of 1-3.
4-6, Have knowledge of 4-6.
7-9, Have knowledge of 7-10.
10, Have knowledge of 10+.

As kaitiaki of our taonga, understanding the issues is important to seeking solutions and restoration.

QUANTITATIVE

Mana Moana Taonga

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

Method for Scoring
0, 0% of over all % of MM Taonga – Tohu Matua.
1-3, 10-30% of over all % of MM Taonga – Tohu Matua.
4-6, 40-60% of over all % MM Taonga – Tohu Matua.
7-9, 70-90% of over all % MM Taonga – Tohu Matua.
10, 100% of over all % MM Taonga – Tohu Matua.

Taonga species hold close whakapapa connections to mana whenua, if those species are in decline or become extinct it impact on whakapapa.

QUANTITATIVE

Are there pest plants taking over causing impact on native species?

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Method for Testing
Use Napier port Pānia and Town reef dive survey to determine an impact by pest plant species. Use HBRC surveys to determine an impact by pest plant species on Harding road reef.

Method for Scoring
Kāimatai moana to determine score.

Taonga species hold close whakapapa connections to mana whenua, if those species are in decline or become extinct it impact on whakapapa.

Mana Moana Taonga Species

Many marine species hold close relationships with mana whenua of Ahuriri. We must monitor the wellbeing and health of key species such as Tohorā and Kororā.

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Taonga

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Method for Testing
Use the score from Mana Moana, Taonga – Tohu Matua.

Method for Scoring
0 1-3, 10-30% of over all % of MM Taonga – Tohu Matua.
4-6, 40-60% of over all % MM Taonga – Tohu Matua.
7-9, 70-90% of over all % MM Taonga – Tohu Matua.
10, 100% of over all % MM Taonga – Tohu Matua.

If the Mana Moana Taonga species are in decline, this will impact on the whakapapa of Tangaroa.

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