The Regional Parks Storytelling Project is based on the policy direction ‘To provide and encourage high-quality storytelling via a range of methods to reveal interesting, relevant and educational stories to visitors’, alongside specific Actions in Toitū Te Whenua Parks Network Plan 2020-30.

There are six storytelling projects which aim to support manaakitanga and kaitiakitanga and enrich people’s recreation experiences in parks. The work is funded by a Three Waters Reform, Better off Funding grant of $1.4m. The Storytelling Project commenced in January 2023 and is in the planning stage. The individual projects will be completed over the next three to four years. We will work alongside mana whenua on all the projects. This page will be updated as each project progresses and will look for opportunities for people to input along the way.  

The six park projects and the Actions they are based on in Toitū Te Whenua are:  

Updated March 3, 2023 at 10:22 AM

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