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Tuhoe claims about breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi have been validated, now that the final Urewera report has been released. The Waitangi Tribunal's report indicates the Crown has contributed to the shocking poverty of Te Urewera people, largely as a result of breaches to the Treaty. They include massive land losses and a failure to protect forest flora and fauna, which have been ravaged by introduced species. Waiariki MP Te Ururoa...

Popular landmarks at Te Urewera are now ready for use this summer. Yesterday the Hopuruahine bridge was re-opened at Lake Waikaremoana after it was closed following a cable failure in...

One of New Zealand's most infamous works of art is on display again. But Colin McCahon's Te Urewera Triptych which now hangs at the Te Kura Whare in Taneatua is a long way from...

The shocking poverty experienced by Te Urewera Maori was in large part caused by the Crown's many breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi, the Waitangi Tribunal has found in the sixth and final volume of its Te Urewera district inquiry report. The volume, released today, responded to claims made on behalf of the hapu and iwi of Te Urewera and contains three chapters covering environmental, social-economic and other issues. The panel was headed...

The Waitangi Tribunal released the final volume of the Te Urewera report this afternoon. It contains strong language and statements revealing the severe treatment of Te Urewera Māori throughout the 20th century as a result of the Crown’s breaches. In a string of criticisms the document highlights areas where the Crown failed to protect the Te Urewera forest. It lists the ravaging of native birdlife by introduced species, the...

On 9 April 2009, the Waitangi Tribunal released part I of its report into the Treaty claims of the iwi and hapu of Te Urewera district. The report is being released in parts at the request of the Crown and claimants, to assist them in settlement negotiations. Part I examines the tribal landscape of the Urewera region. It describes the tribes, their origins, settlement, values, and beliefs, and the ways that they exercised authority over their...

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