16 Aug 2017

Ngāti Maniapoto signs agreement with Crown on Treaty claim

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 16 August 2017

Ngāti Maniapoto has signed an Agreement in Principle with the Crown to settle its Treaty Claim. Māori issues correspondent Mihingarangi Forbes says it's a reasonably large claim and will have an impact in the King Country.

She says in the deal, Ngāti Maniapoto is seeking to have the main trunk line recognised by it's Māori name: Te Ara a Tūrongo.