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Project Whenua, Series 1 Episode 13

Maungatautari is home to the largest ecological restoration project in Aotearoa and aims to restore the forest that once grew there. 47 kms of fencing is a tool used to achieve this. (FINAL)

Project Whenua, Series 1 Episode 12

Ngāti Whātua ki Ōrākei are trialling an innovative project to clean up Ōkahu Bay. Decades of increased pollution has diminished the mauri of this site, but mussel reefs may offer a solution.

Project Whenua, Series 1 Episode 10

Hands-on science series. By installing a micro-hydro unit on the Pokaitu stream, Ngāti Kea Ngāti Tuara are now generating their own power. We find out about their future plans for self-sufficiency.

Project Whenua, Series 1 Episode 9

Hands-on science series. To stay ahead of the game, The Māori-owned Waikawa Fishing Company is investing in their future through research into innovative, sustainable fishing methods.

Project Whenua, Series 1 Episode 8

Hands-on science series. Since 2001, East Otago has designated a way to allow the tangata whenua to manage the fisheries, after depleting kaimoana stocks raised concerns amongst the community.

Project Whenua, Series 1 Episode 7

Hands-on science series. Three marae, local and regional councils, other agencies and a private company are all working towards fixing water quality issues along the Whangawehi River.

Project Whenua, Series 1 Episode 6

Hands-on science series. Waihora is the fourth largest lake in Aotearoa, and also one of it’s most polluted. Whakaora te Waihora is a large-scale restoration project where they replace karepo seed beds.