Sunday, August 28, 2011

Parihaka Legacy

Waitangi Tribunal
  • Waitangi Tribunal Report 1996.
  • Hailed as the most important report issued by the Tribunal.
  • The Waitangi Tribunal stated that the claims made by Taranaki (of which the story of Parihaka was included) could be the largest in the country.
  • The Tribunal concluded: “Taranaki Maori...were denied their rights of autonomy, and as British subjects, their civil rights were removed. For decades, they were subjected to sustained attacks on their property and persons.”

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