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This course is a compulsory CPD requirement for those members looking to seek Full membership in the future.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate understanding of current practices of Te Ao Maori in resource management planning through discussion, critical reflection and groupwork.
  • Gain an understanding of working with treaty settlement legislation, statutory acknowledgements, iwi management plans and cultural impact assessments in RMA planning (consents and policy)
  • Gain an understanding of Matauranga Maori and Maori worldview in Freshwater, Coastal/Marine, Urban Landscapes, and Land
  • Demonstrate applied understanding of working with Maori (and planning tools available to Maori) in resource management planning processes and practices

Presented by Ms Jade Wikaira

Jade now runs her own consulting business Wikaira Consulting Ltd. Prior to that she worked at Boffa Miskell in the Wellington office in the roles of Strategic Advisor Maori and Resource Management Planner. She has extensive experience in strategic policy, governance and relationship development, where she held policy positions in central and local government. Previously, Jade also held a role advising the Minister of Maori Affairs on environmental resource management and Maori community development matters. Jade is particularly interested in working on collaboration and strengthening relationships across the region. Jade is the interim primary contact for the Te Whanganui a Tara branch of Papa Pounamu.

NOTE - If you are interested in attending a workshop please register early to ensure it goes ahead. Minimum numbers are required for a workshop to run. This generally ensures there is sufficient people to allow different experience and views to be part of the discussion within the course setting. Registration deadline is normally 2 - 3 weeks prior to the event (depending on the venue).

Please see the terms and conditions for our cancellation and transfer policy. Thank you.