Creator of the Mauri Model Decision Making Framework, the exemplar for sustainability assessment in New Zealand, Kepa conducts participatory action research concerning ecosystem resilience and environmental disasters (2011 Rena grounding).

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Thinking Globally but Acting Locally: The Relevance of Indigenous Knowledge

The Mauri Model workshop will integrate the intrinsic value of ecosystems, tribes, families, and communities using mauri (life supporting capacity) as the performance metric across all four sustainability dimensions.

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Integration of Indigenous Knowledge and Science

Convergent and divergent understandings of the world have been independently developed by Maori and scientific intellectual traditions that contribute to creation of a unique knowledge society in New Zealand.

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A Consideration of Adaptation Responses to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya Region

We analyze the impacts on social, cultural, environmental, and economic wellbeing in the adaptation to climate change in the Kush-Himalayas by employing the Mauri Model Decision Making Framework.

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Published online: January 22, 2016

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The Sustainability of the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE)

This paper is a sustainability assessment of land use changes in Merauke, Papua, Indonesia, using Mauri Model Decision Making Framework, developed in New Zealand, to holistically measure sustainability.

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Published online: February 8, 2017

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