Mātauranga Māori to be used to save wildlife and plants

By Te Ao - Māori News

The government's latest strategy to save New Zealand's wildlife and plants looks to have more of a Māori approach that will ultimately hold mātauranga Māori in the same respect as western science. Te Mana o te Taiao will look at sustaining the ecosystem, and ensuring indigenous species and their habitats are protected.

Te Ao Mārama talked to Māori scientist Puke Timoti who helped with the new strategy.