29 Nov 2005

Bastion Point Protesters Evicted

From the collecton Treaty of Waitangi

Colin Feslier introduces coverage of the eviction of protesters from Bastion Point, Auckland, where Māori land rights activists have been occupying land they claim to be theirs. Protesters perform haka, the Assistant Commissioner of Police Bill Overton and Commissioner of Crown Lands George McMillan addresses the crowd from an open Land Rover, the protest leader Joe Hawke says they will rebuild the marae, and David Steemson reports from the Auckland Central Police Station where protesters are being charged.

(Sound Archives T1161)