This report aims to provide a cultural review of the health of Te Awanui. The report is based on a literature review of archives, cultural impact assessments, resource consent submissions, Waitangi Tribunal reports and other published reports. It is important to note that this report is not a full historical account of all cultural issues regarding [...]
The Ecological Survey of Te Awanui project involved a broad scale intertidal survey of the Tauranga Harbour. Benthic sampling was conducted at numerous intertidal sites within the harbour with the aim to assess the health of macro faunal benthic communities. Trends in sediments, nutrients and contaminants were also investigated.