Story: Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation

Renewing the forest

Renewing the forest

Members of the Ngāti Whātua tribe plant native trees at Bastion Point in July 2004. This was part of a Ngāti Whatua project, Ko te Pūkaki, which aims to re-establish their forest. Over 15,000 trees and shrubs had been planted over the previous three years.

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation - Kaitiakitanga today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 January 2023)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 24 Sep 2007