Māori Agri-Businesses Leaders Negotiate Significant Wins for Whānau In Farming Emissions Report

WELLINGTON, 8 June 2022: Two years of negotiations by industry leaders from Te Aukaha, the agri-business arm of the Federation of Māori Authorities (FOMA), have resulted in a series of valuable wins for Māori farmers, growers and landowners. FOMA Chair, Traci Houpapa supports the final recommendations in the report presented by He Waka Eke Noa, the Primary Sector Climate Action Partnership on the management of agricultural emissions. “The recommendations go some way to taking into account a Te Ao Māori worldview, one in which the health and wealth of our people is intrinsically tied to the health and wealth of … Read more

Te Aukaha – He Waka Eke Noa

Calling for Submissions. Recently Te Aukaha FOMA held a series of online consultation hui on He Waka Eke Noa. As Māori landowners/farmers/growers and Māori Agri business professionals, the feedback we receive from you is important. It provides valuable insights and supports decision making within the He Waka Eke Noa programme. Submissions are being called for now. We urge you to complete a submission and return it to by Tuesday 22 March, to ensure you as kaitiaki of whenua Māori are best positioned for Greenhouse Gas Emissions which will be priced from 2025. As a minimum please support: Farm Level … Read more

Invitation – Presentation & Discussion Sessions

Nau mai, Haere mai FOMA Te Aukaha is inviting you to a presentation and discussion session on He Waka Eke Noa He Waka Eke Noa is the five year programme that will empower farmers and growers to measure, manage and reduce on-farm emissions; recognise, maintain or increase integrated sequestration on farms; and adapt to changing climate. By December 2022 100% of our farms know their annual total on-farm greenhouse gas emissions 100% of our farms have a written plan in place to measure and manage their emissions FOMA Te Aukaha will host five online webinar sessions over the first two … Read more

He Waka Eke Noa Consultation Hui

He Waka Eke Noa Consultation Hui – Thursday 11 November 2021 On Thursday 11 November 2021 a consultation hui was held looking at : • Overview of Māori agribusiness• Overview of FOMA: Partnerships and approach• Overview of HWEN: Objectives and approach• Pricing Options: Overview and Insights• Sequestration: Overview and Insights• Next Steps