At any one time we have a number of projects across a range
of activities. Reports on some of these projects are available
An indigenous community-based monitoring system for
assessing forest health in New Zealand 2016
Environmental & Pest Issues in Te Tuawhenua 2012
Podocarp Restoration in Te Tuawhenua 2012
Industry and People Development in the Tuawhenua 2013
For an independent evaluation of the Podocarp Restoration
Project see Ministry for Primary Industries
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Beau Riini, Raniera Te Kurapa and Raymond Te Kurapa of Te Urewera hapu  
tagging seedlings for transplanting in the podocarp restoration programme.  
This podocarp restoration site is at Otekura on Apithana T2 block, which was  
planted out in the winter of 2010.
Even in decay there is life. Here a tawa tree has died and rots, but feeds  
different types of fungi. The harore is a revered food of our people that grows  
on rotting tawa. This is some ofour work from the Matauranga Project
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Te Whare o Rehua, Te Oranga o te Ngahere July 16-19 2019
The Tuawhenua Trust is pleased to announce we will be holding
our third programme for Te Whare o Rehua Academy Te Oranga
o te Whenua in July 2019. Overall Te Whare o Rehua Academy is
designed to  reconnect our younger people to the Ngahere,
through a range of means including the transfer of Matauranga o
Te Tuawhenua, Te Manawa o te Ika, about the ngahere and the
whenua to the next generations.
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