Take a journey with us through time.

Discover Rangitoto ki te Tonga’s Lake Moawhitu and experience how this significant māhinga kai has changed over the last 1000 years and discover what it could look like 100 years from now.

Science communicator & Producer : Mckayla Holloway – Cawthron Institute
Kaupapa Māori Scientist & Producer: Russleigh Parai
Senior 3D Designer: Jacob Barrow – Shadow Space
Video production: Jeff Brass – GNS Science and Bruce Green – Cawthron Institute
Graphic Design: Kirsten Revell – Revell Design
Voiceovers : Ken Hippolite
Taonga Puoro and Sound Design: Bob Bickerton and Solomon Rahui

Thanks to:

Tiro Paul, Rangi Elkington, Tiwini Hemi and Ngawai Webber – Ngāti Koata Kaumātua
Alice Woodward, Craig Shepard and Noela McGregor – Ngāti Koata Trust
Susie Wood – Cawthron
Marcus Vandergoes, Xun Li and Lizette Reyes – GNS Science
Dan Moore and Matt Hippolite – Department of Conservation
Rewi Newman – Te Herenga Waka
Bruce Foster – Airplane
Lakes380 Team

This research was funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment research programme – Our Lakes’ Health: past, present, future (Lakes380; C05X1707)