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Mahinga Kai

Ngāi Tahu Mahinga Kai is a lifestyle series featuring 12 ten minute episodes filmed in the stunning landscape of Te Waipounamu. It captures the stories and essence of traditional food gathering practices passed down through the generations.

The series offers a window into the lives of Ngāi Tahu whānau carrying on the food gathering traditions of their ancestors – from tūna and pātiki on the east coast, medicinal rongoā plants in the north and kanakana in the far south. Through a diverse range of Ngai Tahu characters we explore the evolution of the practice – its past, present and future and we learn about the species and their natural environment.

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Updated 20 April 2020Current StatusOur team is functioning at 100%. Te Māngai Pāho staff members are safe, well and working remotely from home right across the country, Tāmaki Makaurau to Ōtautahi.In terms of our daily operation, we are particularly focused on the following:COVID-19 ResponseWe are very conscious of the profound impact the current lockdown restrictions are having on the sector we fund. While our ability to throw more money at issues is limited, we are (and have been) able to work with producers to adjust contracted deadlines and deliverables where necessary. We are also tryi...

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