In this article, we explore how Maori tribal organisations are responding to calls by other Indigenous peoples to become more sustainable in a time of climate change. From a close examination of tribal Environmental Management Plans, we move to a specific case study in the Bay of Plenty area, Ngati Kea/Ngati Tuara. Ultimately, we suggest that many tribal organisations are seeking to respond to climate change and transition to becoming producers of their own food and energy needs, and are often articulating these responses in relation to specific local resources and contexts. © 2014 New Zealand Geographical Society.
Preferred citationBargh, M., Douglas, S. L. & Te One, A. (2014). Fostering sustainable tribal economies in a time of climate change. New Zealand Geographer, 70(2), 103-115. https://doi.org/10.1111/nzg.12042
Journal titleNew Zealand Geographer
Online publication date13/08/2014