Posts Tagged ‘NZ Maori’

24th Pākaitore protest anniversary

Monday, March 4th, 2019

Hundreds of people gathered at Pākaitore in Whanganui to mark 24 years since the iwi occupied the land for 79 days. Against a backdrop of the Whanganui River, kōhanga reo children smiled and waved as they marched around the pā, also known as Moutoa Gardens. Continue reading

No-one owns water, we all own the water

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Maori are doing us all a big favour. Putting aside for one moment the rights and wrongs of the Government’s partial state assets sales plan, as a nation we may yet come to regard indigenous claims over water ownership and rights with some gratitude. For, if nothing else, Maori interests and determination that rights issues Read more