Iwi calls for legal personhood status for Te Waikoropupū Springs

By Leah Te Whata
  • South Island

Ngāti Rārua is pushing for legal personhood status for Te Waikoropupū Springs in Golden Bay. It's the largest cold water spring in the Southern Hemisphere and contains some of the clearest water in the world. However, the aquifer that feeds the spring is currently unprotected by law.