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Sat, 08 Jun


Pāpāmoa Library

Tuna Heke: Eel Migration with Des Heke

Waitī Waitā Tuna Migration - Discover the captivating world of tuna migration with Des Heke, uncovering the obstacles that challenge their journey.

 Tuna Heke: Eel Migration with Des Heke
 Tuna Heke: Eel Migration with Des Heke

Time & Location

08 Jun 2024, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pāpāmoa Library, 15 Gravatt Road, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa 3118, New Zealand

About The Event

Des Heke, an environmental advocate in Tauranga, specialises in preserving local ecosystems, notably the migration patterns of species like the tuna (eel). He will be sharing his mātauranga (traditional Māori knowledge) in blending ancient wisdom with modern environmental science for sustainable management of Te Awanui the harbour within Tauranga Moana.  Tangaroa ki uta, Tangaroa ki tai!   This event is part of the Waitī Waitā Wairākei Matariki celebration day.

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