Purpose of the Fund
Through the Tiaki Wai Fund, Te Wai Māori seeks to enable Māori to develop expertise to promote and advance Māori interests in freshwater fisheries through development, research and education. The purpose of the fund is to:
- Increase Iwi and hapū capacity and capability in freshwater fisheries and their ability to exercise rangatiratanga over their freshwater fisheries
- Promote and share indigenous fisheries expertise, knowledge and understanding
- Increase the quality and range of information to Iwi and hapū on freshwater fisheries and their interests thereof
- Enhance the health and wellbeing of the indigenous fisheries and their environment.
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