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Māori Zero Waste gathering coming to Wellington

Māori Zero Waste gathering coming to Wellington

FROM: Para Kore Marae Incorporated

DATE: 1st November 2018 - for immediate release


A nation-wide kaupapa Māori, Zero Waste movement will be gathering at Ōrongomai Marae in Upper Hutt from 16th -18th November to tackle Aotearoa’s growing rubbish problem. Para Kore, which means Zero Waste in te reo Māori, is supporting over 300 marae, kōhanga reo, kura kaupapa and community groups across Aotearoa in their quest for sending less to landfills and looking after the environment.


“We are excited to bring Para Kore’s Hui ā-Tau to the Wellington region this month. Each year we hold our hui ā-tau, our annual conference, attracting marae, whānau, kura, kōhanga reo, whakahaere Māori, council staff, individuals and families who are interested in caring for and living lightly on Papatūānuku” says hui organiser Tyne Nelson from Para Kore.


“This year’s theme is ‘Riro taonga mai, hoki taonga atu’. We will explore what it means to look after our environment: how can we protect our precious resources, our precious atmosphere, our relationships to each other and our connections to resources. We’ll share stories and experiences of our journey towards Zero Waste and inspire each other to care for Rangi and Papa.”


“Our hui is being held at Ōrongomai Marae focusing on regeneration, closed loop economies and designing out waste. Esteemed speakers, hands on workshops, and field trips will all provide inspiration, understandings and skills about how to grow Para Kore into your lifestyle.”

“Registration for our hui are still open and we would love to see as many people as possible at Ōrongomai Marae. We want to influence people towards seeing rubbish as a precious resource” concludes Tyne Nelson.


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