Te Mauri O Papakauri Rongoā - Engagement Framework
C. Pairama, L. Dixon-Rikihana, T. R. Kaihoro
Development of an engagement framework using tikanga to identify rongoā as an exemplar. The development of an engagement framework will enable sharing and alignment of mātauranga Maori with western practices to provide a mechanism for joint participatory decision making in the field of environmental management.
A Kawanga Engagement Framework has been developed that will assist western research scientists, government officials and consultants to engage with mana whenua. In addtion, a number of rongoā have been identified that are expected to benefit kauri as well as the process in creating rongoa.