Te kā mai rawa, te ti taihara: mana whenua cultural values and the Auckland Council resource consent process
Author:Jacob Otter, Esther Rootham, Carina Meares
Source:Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU
Topics:Demographics and society, Land use, Māori
From the executive summary: Participation in the resource consent process is a key way mana whenua seek to exercise, protect and enhance their cultural values and interests. In Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland Council provides for mana whenua input to the resource consent process through cultural values assessments (CVAs). CVAs are the formal record of mana whenua engagement in a resource consent application.