Co Governance

Co-governance What is co-governance? The term co-governance with relation to the former Residential Red Zone refers to Treaty partnerships in governance between the mana whenua, the groups that hold rangatiratanga over the place, and community (Council). AvON have advocated for co-governance of the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor since our formation in 2012. Over the years …

East x East Le

East x East Burwood

East x East What is East x East Burwood? East x East Burwood is the local community project area currently under licence by Life in Vacant Spaces (LiVS). LiVS has been working with local businesses and community groups to install fun projects and activations for the community to enjoy. East x East is focused on …

Mahinga Kai applied to a new planting area

Mahinga Kai

Mahinga Kai What is Mahinga Kai? Mahinga Kai is a strong value of our local Mana Whenua, Ngāi Tūāhuriri. In short meaning to both use and protect our local resources, through working as a community, educating and protecting our local environment. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Ngāi Tūāhuriri, the Avon Ōtākaro Network and the Canterbury …