Mai i Nga Kuri a Wharei ki Tihirau

A customary fisheries forum established by Bay of Plenty Maori to assist in implementing Rohe Moana and to receive and respond to Ministry of Fisheries requirements. Ngati Rangitihi is represented by Chris Clarke.

Forum Updates

February 2015
• The Ministry of Primary industries (MPI) is currently producing a survey to estimate recreational harvest by stock within our rohe
• A wananga for Tangata kaitiaki (permit holders) is to be held on the 21 March 2015 at Whakatāne.
• Bill Kerrison informed the members that the Morgan Foundation River Award has been won by the Kokopu Trust

October 2014
• Presentations at 1 October, 2014 hui:
- A review of Te Ohu kai Moana (Materoa Dodd)
- Paua Convention (Charlie Bluett)
• Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) advised the forum they had met with Te Upokorehe to discuss plans for a rohe moana over Ohiwa Harbour       
• MPI also advised that resources have not increased but their workload has
• A tangata kaitiaki hui was held in Tauranga on 4 October

Previous Updates

For further information, contact Chris Clarke, our Ngāti Rangitihi representative at 07 322 2452.