2021 Event


Here is the programme and the 24 videos (and one full 7.5hrs video) from our first event on 6/9/21…

Welcome & Opening, Background to the Event

Session 1: State of the Regional Environment

Prof Dame Anne Salmond, University of Auckland
Graeme Atkins (Ngāti Porou), Department of Conservation
Tom Porter, Gisborne District Council

First Session Panel Discussion

Session 2: Native Forestry Policy & Strategy

Kerry Hudson, GDC
Ramona Radford, Scion
Session 2 Panel Discussion

Session 3: Carbon & Farming with Native Forests

Leo Mercer, Victoria University of Wellington
Pia Pohatu, Hikurangi Takiwa Trust / Hikurangi Enterprises
Dr Sean Weaver, Ekos
Jamie Falloon, farmer forester accountant
Session 3 Panel Discussion

Session 4: Economic, Social & Cultural Wellbeing with Native Forests

Dr David Bergin, Tāne’s Tree Trust
Dr Stefan Hill, Scion
Brenda Tahu, Tuhoe Tuawhenua Trust
Dr Nikki Harcourt, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Panel 4 Panel Discussion

Session 5: Economic, Social & Cultural Wellbeing (continued)…

Te Kapunga Dewes, Whenua Oho
Malcolm Rutherford, QEII National Trust
Renee Raroa, Toha
Hamiora Gibson, NZ Landcare Trust
Panel 5 Panel Discussion

Closing Comments

Full 7.5hr Event Video

Full Event Video (7.5hrs)
A pretty beautiful documentary done as part of the O Tātou Ngāhere – Our Forest initiative. A collaboration between Pure Advantage & Tāne’s Tree Trust. A whole series of essays, webisodes and podcasts are available over at https://pureadvantage.org/o-tatou-ngahere. Spot a few of our Recloaking the Whenua speakers in there!

Dr David Bergin & Dr Jacqui Aimers from Tane’s Tree Trust will be presenting on Monday