PROTECTING


KAI MOANA


  • Shellfish beds are to be monitored and records will be kept on stock numbers and locations.
  • Certain areas will be restricted from time to time to ensure stock numbers are maintained.
  • Any research undertaken by government agencies (eg Dept of Conservation) must be through consultation with the marae and Kaitiaki. Information gathered must be shared with the marae.
  • Any spraying done by government departments must first go through consultation with the marae.
  • Use of instruments such as shovels are to be discouraged because of the adverse effects they have on pipi beds.
  • The tikanga of gathering kai moana should be observed.
    DOC Researching Kai Moana
    DOC Researching Kai Moana