Story: Waitangi Tribunal – Te Rōpū Whakamana

Fiscal envelope protest, 1995

Fiscal envelope protest, 1995

In 1994 the government announced a plan to impose a financial cap on all future treaty settlements. This proposal, known as the 'fiscal envelope', sparked protests by Māori throughout the country. This shows one of these protests, including the symbolic burning of a New Zealand flag, at Waitara in Taranaki.

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Mark Derby, 'Waitangi Tribunal – Te Rōpū Whakamana - Tribunal changes, 1988 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 20 Jun 2012