Full Moon 15. Turu/Oturu: The moon is now filled out. Like tears, things are full and droop. He pai. 16. Rakau-nui: A good night. 17. Rakau-matohi: The moon now wanes. A good night. 18. Takirua: The moon is losing its … Continue reading
“I think there’s a real need for the recognition of tikanga (indigenous lore) and practices involving the whenua, so Te Waka Kai Ora are really happy to act as a vehicle for that process.” Korero no Percy Tipene Ngati Hine
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
Posted in beef & sheep farming, Te Taitokerau
Tagged beef farming, Hua Parakore, indigenous agriculture, Koha magazine, maori agriculture, Maori farming, Maori kai, Mere Takoko, Percy Tipene, Te Waka Kai Ora
Te Waka Kai Ora Champion Percy Tipene will be presenting at the Whenua Conference on 21st-23 July in Rotorua at the Distinction Hotel and Conference Centre 309 Fenton Street Rotorua. Visit their website for more details of the programme. http://www.whenuaconference.co.nz
I think for me anyhow, there are three weeds that primarily are my biggest out there. Up North we have a lot of concriea and it’s weeds like concriea that are quite invasive, so they’ll start here and you can find … Continue reading
Posted in controlling those weeds and pests, māra kai practical guide, Te Taitokerau, Whats happening in your Rohe?
Tagged food sovereignty, Geneva Hildreth, Hua Parakore, indigenous agriculture, maori agriculture, Maori farming, Maori kai, maori organic gardening, mara kai, Nga Puhi, Te Waka Kai Ora, weeds
When I get to rest? When I go and visit people, like I’ve just been up North so I took a whole lot of peruperu’s and going home with a whole lot of meat. That’s the other part of all … Continue reading
Posted in māra kai practical guide, Te Taitokerau, Whakawhanaungatanga, Whats happening in your Rohe?
Tagged food sovereignty, Geneva Hildreth, Hua Parakore, indigenous agriculture, koha, maori agriculture, maori calender, Maori farming, Maori kai, maori organic gardening, mara kai, Te Waka Kai Ora