November 19, 2019
Kingitanga unhappy with council input into Ihumatao
The Kingitanga is warning the Government about taking moves that would further alienate mana whenua from Ihumaatao.
Spokespeson Rahui Papa says he was surprised to hear speculation that Auckland Council might be involved in discussions to buy the land from Fletcher Building.
He says that’s not the by Maaori for Maaori solution Kingitanga envisaged.
The King’s flag continues to fly at Ihumaatao with the expectation the government will come back to Kiingitanga with its proposed resolution on the disputed land.
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