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Hikoi, One Year On - Public Forum Thursday 12 May

Hikoi, One Year On

You are invited to a public forum on Thursday 12 May 2005 with

Moana Jackson
Ngati Kahungunu, Ngati Porou

Angeline Greensill
Environmental Spokesperson for the Tainui Hapu of Whaingaroa (Raglan)

Claire Charters
Te Arawa, Law Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington

On 5 May last year the foreshore and seabed hikoi arrived in Wellington in a spectacular display of unity against the foreshore and seabed legislation and protest at continued government failure to honour the Treaty of Waitangi. In November the confiscation legislation was passed, and in March the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) released its decision on it. Since then plans for extensive sand mining and seabed exploration for mineral extraction have been made public. These issues and more will be covered in this forum.

6pm, Mezzanine Floor Meeting Room, Wellington Central Library

For more information contact Peace Movement Aotearoa

www.converge.org.nz/pma


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