Story: Waitangi Tribunal – Te Rōpū Whakamana

Māori land march, 1975

Māori land march, 1975

The 1975 Māori land march nears its destination. The march, which began at Te Hāpua, the northernmost settlement in New Zealand, and ended at Parliament, was a protest against continuing losses of Māori land. It contributed to the formation of the Waitangi Tribunal.

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Mark Derby, 'Waitangi Tribunal – Te Rōpū Whakamana - Forming the Waitangi Tribunal, 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 20 Jun 2012