Saturday November 01, 2014   Last updated 06:39AM
max
°
min
°

On Air Now | Radio Waatea

06:00am - 09:00am
24th Hour
Ruia Aperahama
Matauranga Māori used for patiki study

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

Tangata whenua in Hawkes Bay are driving a project to measure the number of black flounder in rivers and estuaries.

Tom McGuire from Kohupatiki Marae near Clive started Operation Patiki with a catch and release survey of fish in the Clive River or Ngaruroro Tawhito.

A comparison survey will be done next year on the Tukituki or Tutaekuri rivers, which may have better habitats for patiki.

Mr McGuire says by fishing with the moon in the traditional way, the survey brought together mātauranga Māori and Western science methodology of observation and data collection.

Support from the project has come from Hawkes Bay Regional Council, Fish and Game Hawkes Bay, the Department of Conservation, Ngā Whenua Rāhui and students from Flaxmere Primary School.




Copyright © 2013, Uma Broadcasting Ltd

Comments


Post comment:

Name*
Email*
Will not be published

Maximum of 1750 characters (about 300 words)
In order to assist us in reducing spam, please type the characters you see:
spam control image
I have read and accepted the terms and conditions

These comments are moderated. Your comment, if approved, may not appear immediately. Please direct any queries about comment moderation to webmaster@waatea603am.co.nz
WEBAD - ETangata
TWP 31102014 - Dr Pita Sharples
Dr Pita Sharples | Maori Party Hui A Tau
TWP 31102014 - Grant Chapman
Grant Chapman | Communications Officer for the Kiwi Rugby League team who are in Whangarei ready to play Samoa tomorrow
TWP 31102014 - Kim Workman
Kim Workman | Kim Workman, founder and advocate for the Robson Hanan Trust, which administers the Rethinking Crime and Punishment and Justspeak initiatives, has been awarded the 2015 John David Stout Fellowship at Victoria University.
TWP 31102014 - Riki Nia Nia
Riki Nia Nia | Tu Kaha biennial health conference for the central region DHB's in Heretaunga
TWP 31102014 - Willie Te Aho Pt 2
Willie Te Aho | Freshwater hui with ministers and iwi leadership group and other kaupapa Maori
TWP 31102014 - Willie Te Aho Pt 1
Willie Te Aho | Dr Leonie Pihama took issue to the Deadlands movie in the portrayal of violence and wahine Maori in movies Willie Te Aho gives his whakaaro
TWP 31102014 - Ora Kihi
Ora Kihi | NZ Rugby League Cultural Advisor who is behind a new jersey that is presented to the world tomorrow
TWP 31102014 - Tahu Kukutai
Demographer Tahu Kukutai | NIDEA has just begun a series of online Maori population briefs, Te Ao Hurihuri. Our first brief on Māori population change
Grant Robertson
OPINION: I got an understanding of how good a candidate Labour Leader aspirant Grant Robertson was when he joined me on Radio Live last week.
Labour Maori make their move.
OPINION: The Maori MP's in Labour have laid down the gauntlet to their Pakeha colleagues with the challenge from Hauraki Waikato MP Nanaia Mahuta for the Labour Party leadership.
Hone will be back
OPINION: It was great that Hone Harawira declared his intention to stand again for parliament in 2017.
0
WaateaFuneral
WEBAD - Fortis Cars Ad1

 
TMP2
p waateap listenp podcastp rssp facebookp twittercontactus

Submit


Glossary

Subscribe

To receive regular updates from Waatea News.