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Rohe Kōreporepo – The Swamp the Sacred Place

June 6 @ 4:30 pm 7:00 pm

Our repo, our swamps, store carbon, restore biodiversity and purify the water cycle – solutions we need to dig us out of the looming environmental problems humanity faces.

With filmmaker Kathleen Gallagher and writer Dylan Pyle we travel throughout Aotearoa New Zealand from Whangamarino in the north to Ōkarito in the South.

We meet fishermen, local iwi, farmers, healers, artists, scientists, trappers, teachers and students – as they replant, reflood and restore our old intimate relationship with rohe kooreporepo our swamps our sacred places.

Rohe Kōreporepo The Swamp The Sacred Place is available as both a film and a book.

It includes the full length interviews of all 60 kaitiaki wetlands guardians interviewed for the film.

Locations include at Maketu, Whangmarino, Rotopiko, Te Hākari Kuku Beach, Taupō Swamp Porirua, Moawhitu D’Urville Island, Ōkarito, Ō Tū Wharekai and Wakanui Ashburton, Ōtautahi Christchurch wetlands, Te Waihora Lake Ellesmere.

314 SH2 Main Road, Whakatu
Hastings, Hawke’s Bay 4104 New Zealand
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06-878 5284