Tiaki Para: A Study of Ngäi Tahu Values and Issues Regarding Waste

Craig Pauling and Jamie Ataria

Landcare Research Science Series No. 39

Tiaki Para outlines the results of a study undertaken to understand and document both traditional and contemporary Mäori views and values, from a Ngäi Tahu perspective, on the management of human waste, and more specifically, the reuse of municipal biosolids.

The report gives background to the research project, the methodology employed to collect the data, and the findings and results from the study. The discussion focuses on the principal cultural values and issues relating to waste management and their applicability and importance to current and future waste management practice in New Zealand.


Product information

Author: Craig Pauling and Jamie Ataria
ISBN: 978-0-47-834713-5
Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press
Publication date: 2010
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback