Iwi claims disturbing sacred site could cost lives

  • Northland

To Northland now where it’s claimed local Māori have paid with their lives for the desecration of a sacred burial cave.

That’s the predicament the Whānau Moana and Te Rorohuri people of Ngāti Kahu find themselves dealing with following a recent Appeal Court decision in complete opposition to a High Court decision in favour of not disturbing the site.

Dean Nathan reports.