Te Reka o te Kai- Kai Atua publication will be launch during the Hikoi ki te Motu tour in 12 regions starting 9th September in Kaikohe. This guide has been compiled by Te Waka Kai Ora to introduce whanau to methods fro establishing their own Mara Ki. The history of traditional agriculture in Aotearoa is briefly described and practical steps that are needed for growing your own food are explained, with particular emphasis on Maori Kai.
An explanation of the traditional maramataka or moon calendar is also included,highlighting activities for each night of a moon month. This guide is designed to provide basic information for beginner gardeners. Get your copy of Te Reka o te Kai- Kai Atua by joining one of our Hui during Hikoi ki te Motu.