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13th May 2009
Posted under: Pānui

Momentum Needed Following UN Report

13 May 2009 Ngāi Tahu says the Crown is building momentum in the area of human rights and should not shy from its responsibility to address new UN recommendations. This Week the UN Human Rights Council released recommendations for New Zealand. Thirty-six countries raised questions and made recommendations in what is a UN peer-review process…

3rd February 2009
Posted under: Pānui

Waitangi Day Commemorations

Awarua Rūnanga will host Ngāi Tahu Treaty of Waitangi Day Commemorations at Te Rau Aroha Marae, at Awarua (Bluff), on Friday, February 6. Te Rau Aroha Marae is close to Ruapuke Island in Foveaux Strait where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840. Ruapuke Island is one of three locations in the South Island…