Whanganui River given rights as a legal identity - The Rights of Nature
” Ko au te awa, Ko te awa ko au ~ I am the river and the river is me” expresses the special, spiritual relationship the iwi peoples (Maori) hold with the Whanganui river. In a landmark preliminary agreement between the Crown government of New Zealand and the Whanganui River iwi, the Whanganui River wasContinue Reading Whanganui River given rights as a legal identity
Photograph of Poutauma modeling a fine flax cloak (kaitaka), at Koroniti | National Library of New Zealand
Poutauma modeling a fine flax cloak decorated with taniko borders (kaitaka) outside the meeting house at Koroniti. Photograph taken by James Ingram...