Hōtaka - 2019 Programme

Day 1

Rāhina - Monday 9 December

10.00am – Pōwhiri – formal welcoming ceremony followed by local narratives of the marae and mahika kai practices in the area at Rehua Marae, 79 Springfiled Road, St Albans, Christchurch.

10:30am – Whakawhānaukataka – introductions and orientation (Registration desk open)

12.30pm – Kai o te rānui – Lunch

1.30pmNOTE LAST MINUTE CHANGE TO PROGRAMME: Optional: Mahika kai walking tour of Christchurch visiting sites of cultural significance in the city.  This will be a leisurely walk but walking shoes are recommended.

4.45pm – Kai o te pō – Dinner: D6 School of Landscape Architecture, Lincoln University

6.00pm – Closing karakia

Day 2

Rātū - Tuesday 10 December

8.00am – Bus leaves Lincoln University, Gate 1 for Koukourarata, Ellesmere Junction Road, Lincoln 

9.00am – Pōwhiri at Tūtehuarewa Marae followed by local narratives of the area including mahika kai practices, projects and revitalisation, Tūtehurewa Marae 9 Puāri Road Port Levy Diamond Harbour

11.45am – Kai o te rānui – Lunch

12.45am – Bus leaves Tūtehuarewa Marae

2.00pm – Bus arrives at Manaaki Whenua Tour of Pā harakeke, pā ti kouka and kumara revitalisation māra, 54 Gerald street Lincoln Selwyn

3.30pm – Mōkihi workshop or a tour of the Allan Herbarium

6.00pm – kai o te pō – Dinner in D6, School of Landscape Architecture, Lincoln University.

Day 3

Rāapa - Wednesday 11 December

9.00am –  Whakatau and Ngai Te Ruahikihiki mahinga kai narratives, Baylis Lounge, Lincoln event centre, 15 Meijer drive, Lincoln (David Perenara-O’Connell)

10.00am – Lincoln University Welcome (Acting Vice Chancellor – Professor Bruce McKenzie)

10.20amAssistant Vice Chancellor, Maori and Pasifika – Dr Dione Payne.

11.00am – Conference presentations

    • Transmitting Mātauraka Māori technologies into horticultural reality. Growing kumara in Te Waipounamu, 2019, Baylis Lounge (Matiu Payne – Te Runanga o Koukourarata)
    • Revitalising mahinga kai at Koukourarata and control of tomato potato psylid on taewa/riwai with mesh crop covers (BHU), Nicholas Hall (Dr Charles Merfield)

12.00pm – Kai o te rānui – Lunch, Habgood Lounge

1.00pmKeynote Speaker: Pania Marsh from Wahine Toa Hunting, Baylis Lounge

2.00pm – Conference presentations

    • Kua kā kē ngā ahi: The fires are already alight and alive – Rekindling relationships, practices and knowledge of kai amongst tamaraiki and rangatahi of Ngati Ruaka, Whanganui River, Baylis lounge (Dr Rawiri Tinirau, Cruz Pauro, Connor Pauro, Raiha Mihaka, Pera Maraku, Retitia Heitia – Te Atawhai o Te Ao)
    • Can freshwater mussels (Kakahi, Echyridella sp.) function effectively as a biological tool for stream restoration?, Nicholas Hall (Channell Thoms – University of Canterbury)

3.00pm – Conference presentations

    • Te Kete kai: Using traditional intergenerational Māori knowledge systems and marine research practices to assist the contemporary restoration of shellfish populations in an important marine mahinga kai in Aotearoa New Zealand, Baylis Lounge (Dr Kura Paul-Burke – NIWA)
    • Food in medicine, Niholas Hall (Dr Stewart Sutherland and Emily Heaney – Australian National University)

4.00pm – Conference presentations

    • Transmission of Traditional food knowledge: Experiences and perspectives of young adults, Habgood Lounge (Sai Pavani Divakaria, Dr Stewart Sutherland, Dr Rosalie Aron – Australian National University)
    • Mahinga Kai meets planning documents – Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour Case Study, Nicholas Hall (Yvette Couch & Courtney Bennett – Te Hapu o Ngati Wheke)

5.00pm – Wā whākatā – Rest break

6.00pm – Kai o te pō- Dinner, Habgood Lounge

Day 4

Rāpare - Thursday 12 December

9.00am –  Baylis Lounge, Lincoln Event Centre (Keynote Speaker –  Glenda Abbott – Wanuskewin (Saskatchewan))

10.00am – Conference presentations

    • Utilising Mātaurak Māoti knowledge and western scientific mapping technology to track vegetation changes in Koukourarata ( Port Levy ) basin from c1620 to 2019, Baylis Lounge (Matiu Payne & Wendy Fox – Hākari Rau Limited and Lincoln University)
    • Transimission of Traditional food and plant Knowledge, Tod Lounge (Emily Heany, Sai Pavani Divakaria, Dr Stewart Sutherland, Dr Rosalie Aron –  Australian National University)

11.00am – Conference presentations

    • Volunteers improving the food systems through indigeneous kai and community participation, Baylis Lounge (Te Rangikaheke Kiripatea and Jasmin Jackson – Kai Rotorua Inc)
    •  Mahika Kai in Koukourarata, Tod Lounge (Peter Ramsden)

12.00pm – Kai o te rānui – Lunch, Nicholas Hall

1.00pm – Ka hao te rakatahi – restoring our connection to our whenua, our reo, our mahika kai practices, Baylis Lounge (Keynote Speakers – Te Nohoaka o Tukiauaua – Tumai Cassidy, Kiliona Tūpai-Tamati, Te Atarau Cassidy, Kiringāua Cassidy, Monique Tahere, Whetu Haua Bennett)

2.00pm – Conference presentations

    • He moumou kai, he moumou tangata kai governance, kai sovereignty, Baylis Lounge (Fiona Wiremu & Dr Rawiri Tinirau – Te Wānanga o Awanuiarangi)
    • Designing people-ecology interactions with mahinga kai – a landscape architectural study, Tod Lounge (Woody Lee – Morphose Designs)

3.00pm – Conference presentations

    • He mahi a o tataou tupuna, Naylis Lounge (Harina Rupapera – Te Anga Raiona)
    • Giving effect to Matauranga Maori and Mahinga Kai values in Canterbury, Tod Lounge (Irai Weepu and Johannes Welsch – Environment Canterbury)

4.00pm – Conference presentations

    • The void in traditional food revitalisation in the wake of other cultural practices, Baylis Lounge (Dr Stewart Sutherland & Tim stevenson – Australian National University)
    • Wairewa Rūnanga – TBC, Tod Lounge

5.00pm – Wā whakatā – Rest break

6.00pm – Kai Hākari in Nicholas Hall, Lincoln Event Centre

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