9 Jun 2017

Crown Apology at Parihaka

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:08 pm on 9 June 2017

The Crown has formally apologised for atrocities during the sacking of the pacifist settlement at Parihaka in Taranaki in 1881. The Parihaka Papakainga Trust has agreed to a reconciliation package that has been signed during a ceremony at the settlement today. The package includes a $9 million settlement and help in establishing a governance structure. Shannon Haunui-Thompson is at Parihaka.

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