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Maori poverty in Te Urewera was largely caused by repeated Crown breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi according to the final Waitangi Tribunal Te Urewera report. The Crown was found responsible for Maori communities in Te Urewera being forced to eat rotten potatoes while children grew up dependent on charity for foods and clothes throughout the 20th century. Some Maori families lived in shacks and caves due to a lack of adequate assistance, the...

The Crown is being blamed for introducing pest species into the forests and lands of the Te Urewera people. The final part of the Waitangi Tribunals' Te Urewera report has been released today. It outlines multiple breaches of the Treaty, saying they've contributed to the shocking poverty of the people of the area. Among those is a failure to protect forest flora and fauna, and particularly bird life, which has been ravaged by...

An enthusiastic crowd of locals braved inclement weather to celebrate the unveiling of three new Welcome to Te Urewera signs. Officiating at the ceremony was Waikaremoana Tribal Authority chairman Lance...

The overflow of silt into the Waiau River has given local farmers a headache. The issue arose when Eastland Network opened the gates during dam repair work after damage caused by the September deluge and associated debris from the Waihi Dam's...

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...

It’s just a week out from the biggest club touch championship in Whakatāne and a small community in the district has come together to host a marae tournament. Tucked away in the Tūhoe Nation is a small community called Waimana Kaaku. “This is the third year we've held this event. We refer to this as our mini ahurei. This event is part of the model of social planning for our hapū,” says Hohepa Mclean. Waimana...

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