Using the knowledge of the past to enlighten environmental policy and planning.
Bridging conversations, world views and understandings.
Providing context to support partnerships and decision making.
Get the best result. Our upfront planning and policy advice helps you prevent unnecessary setbacks and expense.
Draw on our skills in influencing regulatory processes, such as the Resource Management and Conservation Acts, and Environment Court proceedings.
Applied research to assist with connection to place, management of heritage sites and more.
Our research-based engagement ethos will ensure your iwi and hapu engagement is respectful and informed.
From Council Chambers to kitchen tables, we support whanau and companies to articulate their histories, identities and world views for future planning.
"Without Kauati it would have been an uphill battle. Kauati provided a foundation for the other experts to advance opinions that, previously, wouldn’t get much traction."
Kauati is a boutique consultancy that focuses on the interwoven relationships of nature and culture.
We have specialist cultural heritage, environmental and Te Ao Māori skills that are effective in policy and planning, and decision making.