Story: Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation

Fisheries officers

Fisheries officers

Customary fishing officers Maadi Te Kahu (left) and Renee Randall play an important role in assisting modern-day kaitiaki (guardians). Officers were recruited by the Ministry of Fisheries in 1999 to help enforce customary fishing regulations.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: EP/1999/3746/35
Photograph by Craig Simcox

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation - Rāhui – prohibitions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 24 Sep 2007