Final Part of Waitangi Tribunal’s Te Urewera Report Released
Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 12:36 pm
Press Release: Ministry of Justice
Final Part of Waitangi Tribunal’s Te Urewera
The shocking poverty experienced
by Te Urewera Māori was in large part caused by the
Crown’s many breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi, the
Waitangi Tribunal has found in the sixth and final volume of
its Te Urewera district inquiry report.
released today, responded to claims made on behalf of the
hapu and iwi of Te Urewera and contains three chapters
covering environmental, social-economic and other issues.
The panel was headed by Judge Patrick Savage, and consisted
of historian Dr Ann Parsonson, lawyer Jo Morris, and
kaumātua Tuahine Northover, who sadly passed away before
the report could be completed.