Story: Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation

Rāhui sign

Rāhui sign

This sign is an example of a modern rāhui (restriction). The rāhui was imposed as a result of an agreement between the Hauraki Māori Trust Board and the Ministry of Fisheries. It restricts the taking of pipi and cockles on part of the coast on the Coromandel Peninsula.

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Private collection, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Photograph by Simon Nathan

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How to cite this page:

Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation - Rāhui – prohibitions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 24 Sep 2007