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Te Urewera: from the mists of time to leading the world
3 April 2018

The legal personification of Te Urewera represents a world first in land rights and management of natural places. Tamati Kruger, chairman of both Te Urewera Board and Tūhoe Tribal Authority, Te Uru Taumatua says it calls for a bringing together of two world views, a healing of past hurts, and relearning for the Tūhoe people. Above all, the new status recognises a relationship that is at one with nature, not ownership of an asset governed by rules and regulations. There is no precedent for building the new Te Urewera, it's going to take time, and everyone is welcome on the journey...READ MORE

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