Tēnā tātou. He uri tēnei nō Te Awa Tupua, arā ko Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, ko Ngāti Rangi, ko Ngāti Hauiti ōku iwi. Tēnei rā te mihi.
I work at the interface of iwi-based and Western science, particularly in the freshwater realm. I am interested in RMA matters, policy, and Treaty settlement, and how these aspects can be designed and developed to protect the environment and achieve tino rangatiratanga.
Iwi: Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, Ngāti Hinemanu, Ngāti Hauiti, Ngāti Rangi
"Iti nei, iti nei.”
~ Whanganui saying akin to “One bite at a time”. Literally, it means little bit by little bit, and is an encouragement to persevere in order to get things completed.
Hannah joined Perception Planning in 2016. Her career in environmental management began in 2008 as a freshwater ranger for the Department of Conservation. She has held a number of technical and advisory roles, with a particular focus on freshwater and biodiversity. She has a Masters in Ecological Restoration and a Bachelor of Arts in Māori Studies from Victoria University of Wellington. Hannah's expertise includes:
Environmental Management Plans
Facilitating iwi responses to resource consents, plans and policy statements
Facilitating wananga on freshwater issues
Undertaking freshwater monitoring and research
Developing monitoring and research plans, in particular for iwi
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