In the “Stewart Island/Rakiura Conservation Management Strategy and Rakiura National Park Management Plan 2011-2021

These excerpts are from the Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998.

Excerpt 1: Taonga species

Schedule 97 – Taonga species Section 287

Birds

NAME IN MĀORI

NAME IN ENGLISH

SCIENTIFIC NAME

Hoiho

Yellow-eyed penguin

Megadyptes antipodes

Kāhu

Australasian harrier

Circus approximans

Kākā

South Island kākā

Nestor meridionalis meridionalis

Kākāpō

Kākāpō

Strigops habroptilus

Kākāriki

New Zealand parakeet

Cyanoramphus spp.

Kakaruai

South Island Stewart Island robin

Petroica australis australis

Kakī

Black stilt

Himantopus novaezelandiae

Kāmana

Crested grebe

Podiceps cristatus

Karearea

New Zealand falcon

Falco novaeseelandiae

Karoro

Black backed gull

Larus dominicanus

Kea

Kea

Nestor notabilis

Kōau

Black shag

Pied shag

Little shag

Phalacrocorax carbo

Phalacrocorax varius varius

Phalacrocorax melanoleucos brevirostris

Koekoeā

Long-tailed cuckoo

Eudynamys taitensis

Kōparapara or Korimako

Bellbird

Anthornis melanura melanura

Kororā

Blue penguin

Eudyptula minor

Kōtare

Kingfisher

Halcyon sancta

Kōtuku

White heron

Egretta alba

Kowhiowhio

Blue duck

Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos

Kūaka

Bar-tailed godwit

Limosa lapponica

Kūkupa/Kererū

New Zealand wood pigeon

Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae

Kuruwhengu/Kuruwhengi

New Zealand shoveller

Anas rhynchotis

Mātā

Stewart Island fernbird

Bowdleria punctata punctata and

Bowdleria punctata stewartiana and Bowdleria punctata wilsoni and

Bowdleria punctata candata

Matuku moana

Reef heron

Egretta sacra

Miromiro

South Island tomtit

Petroica macrocephala macrocephala

Miromiro

Snares Island tomtit

Petroica macrocephala dannefaerdi

Mohua

Yellowhead

Mohoua ochrocephala

Pākura/Pūkeko

Swamp hen/Pukeko

Porphyrio porphyrio

Pārera

Grey duck

Anas superciliosa

Pateke

Brown teal

Anas aucklandica

Pīhoihoi

New Zealand pipit

Anthus novaeseelandiae

Pīpīwharauroa

Shining cuckoo

Chrysococcyx lucidus

Pīwakawaka

South Island fantail

Rhipidura fuliginosa fuliginosa

Poaka

Pied stilt

Himantopus himantopus

Pokotiwha

Snares crested penguin

Eudyptes robustus

Pūtakitaki

Paradise shelduck

Tadorna variegata

Riroriro

Grey warbler

Gerygone igata

Roroa

Great spotted kiwi

Apteryx haastii

Rowi

Okarito brown kiwi

Apteryx mantelli

Ruru koukou

Morepork

Ninox novaeseelandiae

Takahē

Takahe

Porphyrio mantelli

Tara

Terns

Sterna spp.

Tawaki

Fiordland crested penguin

Eudyptes pachyrhynchus

Tete

Grey teal

Anas gracilis

Tīeke

South Island saddleback

Philesturnus carunculatus carunculatus

Tītī

Sooty shearwater/ Muttonbird/Hutton’s shearwater

Common diving petrel

South Georgian diving petrel

Westland petrel

Fairy prion

Broad billed prion

White-faced storm petrel

Cook’s petrel

Mottled petrel

Puffinus griseus and Puffinus huttoni and

Pelecanoides urinatrix and

Pelecanoides georgicus and

Procellaria westlandica and

Pachyptila turtur and

Pachyptila vittata and

Pelagodroma marina and

Pterodroma cookii and

Pterodroma inexpectata

Tititipounamu

South Island rifleman

Acanthisitta chloris chloris

Tokoeka

South Island brown kiwi

Apteriyx australis

Toroa

Albatross and Mollymawks

Diomedea spp.

Toutouwai

Stewart Island Stewart Island robin

Petroica australis rakiura

Tūī

Tui

Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae

Tutukiwi

Snares Island snipe

Coenocorypha aucklandica huegeli

Weka

Western weka

Gallirallus australis australis

Weka

Stewart Island weka

Gallirallus australis scotti

Weka

Buff weka

Gallirallus australis hectori

Plants

Name in Mäori

Name in English

Scientific Name

Akatorotoro

White Rata

Metrosideros perforata

Aruhe

Fernroot (bracken)

Pteridium aquilinum var. esculentum

Harakeke

Flax

Phormium tenax

Horoeka

Lancewood

Pseudopanax crassifolius

Houhi

Mountain ribbonwood

Hoheria lyalli and H glabata

Kahikatea

Kahikatea

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

Kāmahi

Kamahi

Weinmannia racemosa

Kānuka

Kanuka

Kunzia ericoides

Kāpuka

Broadleaf

Griselinia littoralis

Karaeopirita

Supplejack

Ripogonum scandens

Karaka

New Zealand laurel/Karaka

Corynocarpus laevigata

Karamu

Coprosma

Coprosma robusta, coprosma lucida, coprosma foetidissima

Kātote

Tree fern

Cyathea smithii

Kiekie

Kiekie

Freycinetia baueriana subsp. banksii

Kōhia

NZ Passionfruit

Passiflora tetranda

Korokio

Korokio Wire-netting bush

Corokia cotoneaster

Koromiko/Kōkōmuka

Koromiko

Hebe salicfolia

Kōtukutuku

Tree fuchsia

Fuchsia excorticate

Kōwahi Kōhai

Kowhai

Sophora microphylla

Mamaku

Tree fern

Cyathea medullaris

Mānia

Sedge

Carex flagellifera

Mānuka Kahikātoa

Tea-tree

Leptospermum scoparium

Māpou

Red Matipo

Myrsine australis

Mataī

Matai/Black pine

Prumnopitys taxifolia

Miro

Miro/Brown pine

Podocarpus ferrugineus

Ngāio

Ngāio

Myoporum laetum

Nīkau

New Zealand palm

Rhopalostylis sapida

Pānako

(Species of fern)

Asplenium obtusatum

Pānako

(Species of fern)

Botrychium australe and B. biforme

Pātōtara

Dwarf mingimingi

Leucopogon fraseri

Pingao

Pingao

Desmoschoenus spiralis

Pōkākā

Pōkākā

Elaeocarpus hookerianus

Ponga/Poka

Tree fern

Cyathea dealbata

Rātā

Southern rātā

Metrosideros umbellata

Raupō

Bulrush

Typha angustifolia

Rautāwhiri/Kōhūhū

Black matipo/Mapou

Pittosporum tenuifolium

Rimu

Rimu/Red pine

Dacrydium cypressinum

Rimurapa

Bull kelp

Durvillaea antarctica

Taramea

Speargrass, spaniard

Aciphylla spp.

Tarata

Lemonwood

Pittosporum eugenioides

Tawai

Beech

Nothofagus spp.

Tētēaweka

Muttonbird scrub

Olearia angustifolia

Ti rākau/Ti Kōuka

Cabbage tree

Cordyline australis

Tikumu

Mountain daisy

Celmisia spectabilis and C semicordata

Titoki

New Zealand ash

Alectryon excelsus

Toatoa

Mountain Toatoa, Celery pine

Phyllocladus alpinus

Toetoe

Toetoe

Cortaderia richardii

Tōtara

Totara

Podocarpus totara

Tutu

Tutu

Coriaria spp.

Wharariki

Mountain flax

Phormium cookianum

Whinau

Hinau

Elaeocarpus dentatus

Silver tussock

Poa cita

Wīwī

Rushes

Juncus all indigenous Juncus spp. and J. maritimus

Marine Mammals

Name in Mäori

Name in English

Scientific Name

Ihupuku

Southern elephant seal

Mirounga leonine

Kekeno

New Zealand fur seals

Arctocephalus forsteri

Paikea

Humpback whales

Megaptera novaeangliae

Parāoa

Sperm whale

Physeter macrocephalus

Rāpoka/Whakahao

New Zealand sea lion/Hooker’s sea lion

Phocarctos hookeri

Tohorā

Southern right whale

Balaene australis

Schedule 98 – Customary fisheries

Section 297

Part A—Taonga Fish Species

Name in Māori

Name in English

Scientific Name

Kāeo

Sea tulip

Pyura pachydermatum

Koeke

Common shrimp

Palaemon affinis

Kōkopu/Hawai

Giant bully

Gobiomorphus gobioides

Kōwaro

Canterbury mudfish

Neochanna burrowsius

Paraki/Ngāiore

Common smelt

Retropinna retropinna

Piripiripōhatu

Torrentfish

Cheimarrichthys fosteri

Taiwharu

Giant kōkopu

Galaxias argenteus

Part B-Shellfish Species

Name in Māori

Name in English

Scientific Name

Pipi/Kākahi

Pipi

Paphies australe

Tuaki

Cockle

Austrovenus stutchburgi

Tuaki/Hākiari, Kuhakuha/Pūrimu

Surfclam

Dosinia anus,

Paphies donacina,

Mactra discor,

Mactra murchsoni,

Spisula aequilateralis,

Basina yatei,

Dosinia subrosa

Tuatua

Tuatua

Paphies subtriangulata,

Paphies donacina

Waikaka/Pūpū

Mudsnail

Amphibola crenata,

Turbo smaragdus,

Zedilom spp.

 

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