Essence of the Claim
History of the Claim
What is Wai 262?
Tikanga Maori Framework
Chapter 1 : Taonga Works and Intellectual Property
Chapter 2 : Genetic and Biological Resources of Taonga Species
Chapter 3 : Relationship with the Environment
Chapter 4 : Taonga and the Conservation Estate
Chapter 5 : Te Reo Māori
Chapter 6 : When the Crown Controls Mātauranga Māori
Chapter 7 : Rongoā Māori
Chapter 8 : The Making of International Instruments
International Society of Ethnobiology
Wai 262 Refresher
History of the Wai 262 Claim
Prepared by Oliver Sutherland and the late Murray Parsons in conjunction with Moana Jackson and the whanau of claimants, June 2011
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John Hippolite in hongi/hariru, Commonwealth Ethnobotany Hui, Rehua Marae, Christchurch 1988. This hui was where Del, Saana and John first conceived WAI 262
Douglas yen (left), who collected all the kumara varieties which then in 1963 DSIR sent to Japan and then in 1988, Del went over there and retrieved the pre-European ones.
Saana and her cousin, Tura Jeffries - back in the days when we were just thinking about saving the harakeke and WAI 262. Photographer, Sally Symes.