Pāpāho | In the Media
Look at some of the recent media coverage we've had about Māori Food Sovereignty, Hua Parakore and Papawhakaritorito Trust.
Stuff Article | Meet the Māori growers who are sharing sustainable kai this Christmas
Jessica was interviewed as part of a Christmas series with Māori growers. She specifically focuses on cutting out synthetic fertilisers using hua parakore.
Photo courtesy of Paul McCredie /NZ GARDENER/STUFF
Semi-finalist for Kiwibank New Zealander of the year
Jessica is honoured to be a semi-finalist for Kiwibanker New Zealander of the year in the Environmental category alongside amazing people and kaitiaki all doing the work to uplift the mana of our Taiao.
Read about all the finalists in the link below.
Indigenous Stewardship: Fulfilling our Responsibilities to Land and Community
Hear Jess speak, alongside other Indigenous leaders to hear how they are risking their lives to secure land titles, protect their territories from extractive industries, rematriate and restore land, and get land back to its original stewards.
Honoring Our Soil | Hua Parakore
Listen to the latest episode of the Cultural Survival podcast to hear Dr. Jessica Hutchings speak about Hua
Parakore and honouring Aotearoa’s soil.
Growing a model for Māori food sovereignty in Kaitoke Valley
Check out our latest Stuff feature article, we talk about how Papawhakaritorito is an opportunity to live and demonstrate Māori food sovereignty through hua parakore principles.
Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards 2022 Finalist
Papawhakaritorito Charitable Trust have been nominated and selected as a finalist in the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards 2022 for Upper Hutt.
Hua Parakore: A kaupapa Māori pathway for Maori soil and food sovereignty
Dr Jessica Hutchings joined the Toi Tangata Hui ā Tau 2021 to share her mātauranga around hua parakore, a kaupapa Māori pathway for Māori soil and food sovereignty.
Interview | Jessica Hutchings on Soil Sovereignty
“There’s something very restorative and nurturing about eating food that’s not out of plastic, that hasn’t needed oil in its production method through transportation or food supply, pesticides or chemicals…it’s a big part of wellbeing for me.”
Interview | Jessica Hutchings on Food Sovereignty
Dr Jessica Hutchings (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Huirapa, Gujarat) discusses the book she published ‘Te Mahi Māra Hua Parakore’ and the key kaupapa of food sovereignty, Māori organic garden growing, Te Waka Kai Ora and political activism.
Interview | Jessica Hutchings
Ngāi Tahu, Gujurati
“Māori food sovereignty for me is about returning to eat the landscapes which we’re from.”
Interview | Jessica Hutchings
Farming the Hua Parakore Way
“Jessica Hutchings has been a leader of the hua parakore, or Māori organics movement.”
Interview | Pounamu Skelton
Kai resilience and food swapping in Taranaki
“When we have healthy soil fully vibrating, then food grows much easier and then of course we get to eat that beautiful food."
Interview | Jessica Hutchings Soil Sovereignty
Kawakawa Tea/Iced Tea and
Wild Herb & Garlic Oil
Jessica Hutchings brings organic kai to the Whānau Living kāuta making Kawakawa Hot Tea, Kawakawa Iced Tea and Wild Herb & Garlic Oil on Whānau Living.
Seed bank of hope
The Asia New Zealand Foundation recently supported us to travel to India to interview Dr. Vandana Shiva about her work. The interview, scheduled for release next year, will be one of an eight-part series about Hua Parakore (a kaupapa Māori framework for growing organic food) and Māori food sovereignty.
Genetic Engineering Panel Discussion
What’s the current law, what’s in our food and fields, and what does the future hold?
Join Dr. Jessica Hutchings, Papawhakaritorito Charitable Trust; Philippa Jamieson, OrganicNZ magazine; and Charles Hyland, Soil and Health Association NZ in conversation.