19 Jul 2012

Court reserves decision over body snatching case

From Morning Report, 8:51 am on 19 July 2012

The Court of Appeal ruled that, in Christchurch in 2007, the Takamore whanau had acted illegally in removing the body of a family member, but this week their lawyers told the Supreme Court they were acting in accordance with Tuhoe tikanga or tribal custom.