Tame Iti responds to Court Appeal decision
29 October 2012
For Immediate Release
Tame Iti responded to the 40-page Court of Appeal document dismissing his appeal today.
decision really only affects my body... not my mind or
thinking - I AM free and I will continue to use my time in
Waikeria constructively, I paint everyday and contribute to
the prison community.
New Zealand knows me as a Tuhoe activist, so they will be pleased to learn that even in prison... I remain an active Tuhoe."
Iti's eldest son and whanau spokesperson Wairere commented on future plans,"We are not discounting a Supreme Court Appeal but these things take time and money. Dad has parole hearings just around the corner...so we are weighing up our options"