Care for the domain of
Tāne Mahuta and Rongomatāne
and the land will sustain you
Toitū te marae ā Tane
Toitū te marae ā Rongo
Toitū te whenua
We have three inter-connected Goals outlining what we want to achieve in delivering our projects:
To restore the life-giving properties of the Waihi Estuary through connected and collective action
Working together over the next 20 years to restore and replenish the Waihi Estuary; Pongakawa, Kaikōkopu, and Wharere Rivers and surrounding lands, contributing waters and associated biodiversity
Thriving soils, waterways, biodiversity and micro-climates
Healthy and resilient whenua-accountable communities
Connected, accountable and informed tangata + whenua stewardship
We will be guided by the following principles:
(guardianship / stewardship)
In practice we will:
- be outcome, not issue, focused.
- work collectively and support each other.
- lead by example.
- encourage other landowners and land managers to demonstrate environmental excellence.