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WAITANGI, NEW ZEALAND – Their land was confiscated, their homes burned down and many of their people killed. Now, 150 years later, the indigenous Ngai Tuhoe tribe in New Zealand is getting a new start. The government has apologized for its past atrocities, handed over 170 million New Zealand dollars ($128 million) and agreed the tribe should manage a sprawling, rugged national park it calls home. Last year’s settlement is one of...

REVIEW PROPOSES CHANGES TO MĀORI FISHERIES STRUCTURES A copy of the 2015 Review can be found here. A copy of this media release and Questions and Answers are available on Te Ohu Kaimoana’s website here. Te Ohu Kaimoana (Māori Fisheries Trust) will hold up to 10 hui nationwide with iwi organisations to discuss far-reaching recommendations made in a review of the Māori Fisheries Settlement structures. The 2015 Review...

Police Commissioner Mike Bush is expected to return to the tribal lands of Ngai Tuhoe - potentially on the anniversary of his apology to the tribe on 13 August. Police Commissioner Mike Bush Photo: RNZ / Diego Opatowski Police have taken steps to rebuild trust and confidence with the iwi following the 2007 Te Urewera raids, which left children terrified of members of the Armed Offenders Squad. Recently, the officers gave 70 Tuhoe...

When Kathleen Taipeti woke with several guns pointed at her in her Ruatoki home, her immediate thoughts were for her son, who has been asleep in the lounge by himself. That was in 2007, when her son was eight. He is now 16 and the scars of the Tuhoe Raids are still firmly etched deeply across both he and his...

Two months have passed since access resumed for hunters in Te Urewera and feedback on the new permit process has been overwhelmingly...

A family of five who had their house searched by police as part of the Urewera raids has reached a confidential settlement with the police outside court. Police Commissioner Mike Bush and kaumatua at Te Rewarewa Marae in August 2014 when police apologised for wrongdoing that occurred during the Te Urewera raids. Photo: RNZ / Mani Dunlop According to court documents the five were at a house in the South Auckland suburb of Manurewa...

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