Category Archives: mahinga kai

Te Reka o te Kai – Kai Atua

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 … Continue reading

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aunties have got it right

It is a blessing that the majority of whanau land around the country has never seen synthetic nitrogen or phosphorous fertilizers suggests Australian soil expert Dr. Christine Jones. Synthetic fertilisers switch off signal systems that the plants naturally use to … Continue reading

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biofarm does it best

Biofarm, located on the banks of the Manawatu River, has been certified organic since 1986. Cathy & Jamie Tait-Jamieson are staunchly committed to the Hua Parakore kaupapa of producing natural foods with considerable nutritional benefits. To read more visit the article … Continue reading

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māori beef farming

Te Waka Kai Ora Chairman and Champion Percy Tipene is passionate about his whenua and the organic beef his whanau run there. To read more visit the article on Percy published by Mere Takoko in the first edition of Koha … Continue reading

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