CTU Rūnanga calling on Fletchers to return sacred Ihumātao
The collective voice of Māori working people, Te
Rūnanga o ngā Kaimahi Māori, the partner of the Council
of Trade Unions, is calling for the sacred Ihumātao land in
South Auckland to be returned to Iwi.
Māori Syd Keepa, on behalf of Te Rūnanga, is calling on
the Iwi to open the channels of dialogue to allow a pathway
forward to be found."
"Once sacred land has been lost to
corporate big business it is gone forever. How Fletchers
could even consider a housing development built on the bones
of our ancestors is beyond belief. We must protect our tapu
sites - they are deeply significant to all Māori," Keepa
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