NIWA (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd) is offering a boat trip to the whānau/Trustees to discuss, amongst other things, special areas of interest to Te Ātiawa, in preparation to support a potential mutual, cultural mapping project in the first half of 2022. NIWA has offered: • When: Mon 24/Tues 25 May 2021 • What: Opportunity to take up to three people (12 in total over the two days) per voyage – 2 voyages per day. Potentially up to 2-3 hours per voyage. Please note there will be three trained NIWA staff onboard. • Where: Kura te Au/Tōtaranui – agreed sites of importance or significance to Te Ātiawa. Time is tight and NIWA needs to know if we have anyone interested in joining them. If anyone is interested, they should contact Shappy (Ian Shapcott) by the 18th of May and let him know their availability / timing. (Shappy’s contact details: Ph: 03 573 5170 or 0800 284 292 and

Effects on Te Ātiawa values

Te Ātiawa has produced planning and reference documents which are available to help applicants identify matters of importance to iwi. They area called Iwi Environment Management Plans (IEMP). They also provide direction on how best to avoid, remedy or mitigate effects on cultural values.

Further guidance material for applicants on resource management can be provided by the head office of Te Ātiawa or its mandated office within the rohe.