MANUKAU HARBOUR FORUM SYMPOSIUM

Date: 10/06/2016

The Manukau Harbour Forum inaugural Symposium Today  Friday 10 June 

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Once the Manukau Harbour was a ‘food basket’, a pristine and productive treasure. But what is the true state of New Zealand’s second largest harbour today, and what are the visions to return this taonga to a state of wellbeing for future generations? 

The Manukau Harbour Forum Symposium is focused on the harbour’s future, and on real actions that can contribute to the restoration of its mauri. It considers proposed and current projects, innovative approaches, and smart ways of acting to create a new reality. It aims to will identify key issues and outcomes that will impact and restore the mauri, or life-force, of New Zealand’s second largest harbour, the Manukau.

Hear from scientists, thinkers, mana whenua, and active community groups who will identify visionary direction that aims to restore the Manukau Harbour’s mauri.  

THE SPEAKERS ARE:

Jill Naysmith - Chair, Manukau Harbour Forum Symposium
Dame Nganeko Minhinnick - Ngati Te Ata (by video presentation) 
Bronwyn Turner, Manukau Harbour Restoration Society
Hero Potene, Ngati Tamaoho 
Lucie Rutherford 
Clinton Duffy, Department of Conservation
Kowhai Olsen, Te Ahiwaru Waiohua
Trish Rea, Legasea 
Gareth Williams, GWE Consulting
Mark Bourne, Watercare
Lincoln Jefferson, Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust
Sam Judd, Sustainable Coastlines
Charlotte Graham, Mana Whenua artist
Awhitu Peninsula Landcare Trust 
Mesepa Edwards, Roots Collective
Willie Wright, Kaipara Harbour Management Plan

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