Story: Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements

Tuaiwa (Eva) Rickard at Raglan

Tuaiwa (Eva) Rickard (Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Toa, Tainui, Taranaki) points out the land that she is fighting to reclaim to Minister of Lands Venn Young in 1978. In the sound clip she notes that she had rejected a government proposal that mana whenua pay to purchase the land and extend the golf club’s lease by more than 50 years. ‘I am saying to the government we are not paying $9,000 to watch the Raglan golfers play golf on our land.’

Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (EVA RICKARD/Reference number 04/10/1980/sa-t-2355-su03-pm)

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements - Land protests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 11 Jan 2023