Author relieved at Maori land victory 19 Jun 2014.
And if there is one thing that we need to do today, it is to stick to the facts. He did so, in a Listener article , while objecting to Ranginui Walker, who had said: While Te Tiriti o Waitangi had negative implications for Maori, it ultimately united the Europeans and people of the land to create the modern day New Zealand we see today.
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Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device. How, in short, they needed to reclaim a sense of belonging. But nor do I wish to be deferential in this matter.
You'll see kids running around enjoying the sunshine, arts and craft stalls and cultural performances. Share on Whatsapp whatsapp. They became farmers. Most of us tauiwi, especially Pakeha, no longer have a bolthole to escape to anywhere else in the world that accepts us as their own.
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And it's time for that to stop. The importance of this cannot be understated. Relish our history and never forget its relevance to the present. New Zealand. A daily column looking at some of the more humorous, satirical and simply strange news.
Author Patricia Grace, who fought the Government to keep the land of her ancestors, wants research to be done into how much whenua Maori is taken under the Public Works Act.
I don't weep when I remember February 6, 1840 - the day tangata whenua lost their sovereignty.Waitangi roars into life as Hek Busby becomes Sir Hek
And then Chief Hone Heke was really unhappy after the treaty got signed and he chopped the flagpole down. Sir Eddie Durie - the former chairman of the Waitangi Tribunal - said some of the most well-known protests were over land taken using the Public Works Act, such as Bastion Point.
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