EARLY ENGAGEMENT, BETTER SUCCESS
Early engagement allows stakeholders to better understand the cultural significance and impact on whenua, awa and whānau, giving projects the best chance of success.
Through the collective approach of our Director of Cultural Strategy & Engagement, Cherie Tirikatene, Josephs provides a framework that delivers projects from idea to reality, while authentically recognising tikanga and Tiriti o Waitangi.
Cherie and the team take a proactive approach, engaging iwi, rūnanga and leaders at project commencement. This early direction minimises delays, rework and misunderstandings.
Fostering independent relationships and respectful korero upfront is key to improving the protection of Rangatiratanga, te taiao & taonga species, alongside the delivery of successful project outcomes
Cultural Strategy | Cultural Impact Assessment | Iwi and Rūnanga Engagement Management Plans |Consultation & Facilitation | Governance | Stakeholder Negotiations | Mentoring
- KAIKANUI AQUALAND NEW ZEALANDA bold move by a committed client to provide seasonal activity in the North Canterbury red zone area saw Cherie engage with the community and local rūnanga. Through discussions, investigations and hui, Cherie gained trust and aligned aspirations to make this project a reality. The goal was to secure economic prosperity for the community, balanced […]Read more