Kaitiakitanga

Whakamārama

Ko te tangata whenua te mana o te whenua e tiaki ana.

Scope note

The exercise of stewardship by the tangata whenua/indigenous people of an area in accordance with tikanga Māori/Māori custom in relation to natural and physical resources. Used in the Resource Management Act and Foreshore and Seabed Act.

English used for

Tāhuhu/Broader terms

Heke/Narrower terms

Kaho/Related terms