Story: Rickard, Tuaiwa Hautai Kereopa (Eva)

Tuaiwa (Eva) Rickard speaking in 1980

Tuaiwa (Eva) Rickard speaks about the tortuous negotiations with the government which eventually resulted in the return of the land.

The image shows Rickard pointing out her hapū’s ancestral land, which had been taken for an airstrip during the Second World War and never returned, to Minister of Lands Venn Young in 1978.

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How to cite this page:

Angeline Greensill and Hineitimoana Greensill. 'Rickard, Tuaiwa Hautai Kereopa (Eva)', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2018. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 February 2023)