Topic: Native Affairs

Native Affairs Summer Series - Settled

By Renee Kahukura-Iosefa
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

With the government closing in on their deadline for treaty settlements we look back at the first major settlement of historical treaty claims.

It's been twenty years since the Waikato-Tainui Raupatu settlement was inked between the government and the iwi in 1995.

It transformed the tribe in more ways than one and not always for the better. But as Renee Kahukura-Iosefa reports, the iwi has come a long way in two decades