Story: Ngā whakataunga tiriti – Treaty of Waitangi settlement process

Road sign, Temuka

Road sign, Temuka

Treaty claim settlements can include cultural redress as well as financial compensation. Sometimes this redress includes restoring the original Māori name to a landscape feature. This new road sign in Temuka, South Canterbury, in 2000, indicates the turn-off to New Zealand's highest mountain, the name of which is given as both Aoraki and Mount Cook. This group includes Ngāi Tahu representative Richard Whitau (third from the right) and Associate Minister of Māori Affairs Sandra Lee (right).

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Timaru Herald
Reference: 6 May 2000
Photograph by John Bisset

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Richard S. Hill, 'Ngā whakataunga tiriti – Treaty of Waitangi settlement process - Refining the settlement process', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 February 2023)

Story by Richard S. Hill, published 20 Jun 2012