Post by Kiwi Frontline on Nov 22, 2017 17:02:43 GMT 12
'SILENT' COUNCIL FILE TO RECORD SIGNIFICANT MĀORI COASTAL SITES
The Taranaki Regional Council is proposing to put together a list of significant Māori cultural and historic sites along the coast but strictly limit those who can see it.
Dubbed a 'silent file' it would allow the areas such as ūrupa better protection and management, but would only be accessible to council staff and iwi, the council's policy and planning committee was told on Tuesday.
The committee's recommendation on the "silent file" is part of the council's proposed coastal plan to identify sites and places along the coastline which are spiritually, historically and culturally significant to iwi......