Success stories

Take a look at two past projects for inspiration on the types of mahi you and your whānau can do.

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Matching Haapu Knowledge with Machine Learning

Te Ruapekapeka Trust partnered with Kevin Shedlock from Victoria University of Wellington – Te Herenga Waka to explore how technology such as machine learning, virtual reality and augmented reality could be used to preserve and share Māori knowledge. See how this Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund (VMCF) project is recreating Te Ruapekapeka Pa, a carronade and the huia bird for generations to come.

Mauri Tangata ki te whai Ao ki te Ao mārama i Heretaunga me Tamatea

Te Toi Ōhanga Limited partnered with Te Manaaki Taiao, Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga to grow the capabilities, capacity and networks of partnering marae and hapū from across Heretaunga. Their project, supported by Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund (VMCF), focuses on a community-based approach to wellbeing and cultural survival accounting called Māori Genuine Progress Indicator (mGPI) accounting.

Ngāi Tahu Māori Rock Art Trust partners with Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research

Ngāi Tahu Māori Rock Art Trust (NTMRAT) and Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua are kaitiaki of a group of nationally significant Māori rock art sites at Ōpihi, South Canterbury. Pūnaha Hihikō Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund is supporting the trust’s project to restore the ecological values of the land surrounding these 14 nationally significant sites.

Last updated: 18 August 2020