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Dunedin Indigenous Rights Hikoi Organised

Dunedin indigenous rights activists, working with the DCC, Transit NZ, and the police, invite the general public to participate in a Hikoi (protest march) on Sat Oct 16th.

The aim of the hikoi is to raise awareness over the governments proposed Foreshore and Seabed legislation, which violates international human rights conventions, breaches the Treaty of Waitangi, and shows no respect for due process.

This march is in solidarity with the Hikoi Takutaimoana II, which will be simultaneously converging on Auckland. “Come along and make history!” say the organisers.

The hikoi will be held whatever the weather conditions. Supporters are asked to come prepared with placards, whistles, drinking water, sunblock and umbrellas.

The hikoi will assemble at 10am in front of the historic Rongo Rock – memorial to Te Whiti o Rongomai and Tohu Kaakahi, passive resistance political leaders from Parihaka who were imprisoned in Dunedin – at the corner of Portsmouth Drive and Portabello Road.

The hikoi will take the following route; along Portsmouth Drive, crossing at Anzac Ave into St Andrews St, along George St to the Octagon. At the Octagon, Green Party MP Metira Turie, who has been sitting on the select committee, will speak along with other invited speakers.

Further enquires contact: tjohnson@clear.net.nz

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