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Posted: 5 Feb 19



Dione Payne is the Director for Maori and Pasifica Development at Te Whare Wanaka o Aoraki (Lincon University) in Canterbury, New Zealand.
Dione Payne is an advocatefor Maori Land development and productivity by customary owners, utilising ethics and principles.
Those ethics and principles consider European ideas of productivity with a key focus on tikanga Maori approaches to utilisation, retention and perpetuation of customary knowledge, including mahinga kai (customary food gathering and harvesting).
Her book available at this link,
https://rirowhenuaatu.weebly.com
is written in regard to Waikato Lands