We accept that, in part, our eﬀectiveness as a board and our visibility as an iwi will be measured with reference to how eﬀective we are in carrying out Kaitiaki responsibilities.
We are going to invest in a framework that helps us to clearly articulate and manage our interests in the natural environment, and which gives us a basis for evaluating resource consent applications and other activities that have an environmental impact. This will enable us to play a more active role in appropriately balancing the protection, sustainable use, and development of the natural environment and natural resources.
As a part of our cultural strategy we also intend to ensure members have an opportunity to understand our important connection with the environment and places, as well as cultural practices relating to them.
To achieve this we intend to do the following:
Within a year:
Within five years we will have: