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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