Wednesday, March 31, 2004

Healing the past

The New Plymouth District Council last night voted to start the process of returning land confiscated at the beginning of the New Zealand Wars to local Iwi.

The land will be passed to the crown to be included as part of a final settlement. Assuming, that is, that the council can fight off the leasholders, who seem to be intent on restarting the wars all over again...