3 & 4 September 2019

Northland Events Centre, Whangārei

The third Te Wai Māori Freshwater Fisheries Conference will be held in Whangārei on 3 & 4 September 2019. Ko te kaupapa i tēnei tau, the theme of this year is:

The vulnerability of our taonga freshwater species to a changing climate.

It’s described as the greatest threat to humanity. Climate change poses a threat to our planet, how and where we live, our mātauranga, and our taonga species.

Within a generation we are observing more frequent and severe weather events, ocean warming and acidification, and the inability of species to adapt in a relatively short time.

How might a changing climate affect our taonga freshwater species? What will this mean for our traditional relationships with those taonga? Do these relationships need to change?

Over two days, leaders involved in freshwater fisheries and habitat will share their whakaaro on this important kaupapa.

Whakawātea ngā rangi – save the date

Tuesday 3 September – Wednesday 4 September at the Northland Events Centre, Whangārei

Download conference details here.

Head to our conference website

We’ll be announcing speakers and programme details in the coming weeks.

Keep an eye out for super early-bird tickets which will be released at the end of July.

He pātai

For any questions, please contact Bede Dwyer, Senior Communications Advisor at bede.dwyer@teohu.maori.nz or phone 021 073 9684.