The Māori peoples of the Whanganui River in New Zealand view their ancestral river, Te Awa Tupua, as an indivisible whole, incorporating its tributaries and all its physical and metaphysical elements from the mountains to the sea.  In February 2020, Tribal Leaders from Arizona travelled to the Whanganui River for a cross cultural exchange.


From the Mountains to the Sea

All humanity is inextricably connected to the land, water and all living things.