Te Puāwaitanga ō te Tātai:


​Action areas

From a te ao Māori perspective, we need to consider equity and fairness from the perspective of nature, place and people. Recognising the rights and interests of nature, place and people from a whole living systems perspective is critical.

Mana whenua have used the term taurite, that speaks to the reciprocal obligations and responsibilities of restoring and maintaining balance and harmony of those symbiotic whakapapa relationships between, nature, people and place, including past, present and future generations.

Ngā Mahi a te Ora / Well-being activities

Address issues of equity and equality for Māori and in particular tamariki, rangatahi and whānau hauā.

  • Actively reduce Māori disparities.
  • Acknowledge, confront and address institutional/ systemic racism.
  • Address the inequality of the capability and capacity of mana whenua to practically express their kaitiakitanga obligations and responsibilities across Tāmaki Makaurau.
  • Ensure Māori communities effectively respond and participate in council decision-making processes.