12 Sep 2019

Life at Ihumatao as the occupation continues

From First Up, 5:21 am on 12 September 2019

After dominating news headlines for weeks, updates on the situation at Ihumatao have slowed recently as discussions about the future of the land moved away from the frontlines to meeting rooms and high level talks. But for those living at Ihumatao, the occupation continues - and more than seven weeks on from that first call to action, dozens of people remain on the whenua. Their motivation to see the land returned to tangata whenua keeps them there day after day - night after night - and they say they won't be going anywhere until the land is returned. On Monday our reporter Nita Blake-Persen visited the camp and spoke to Danielle Riekwel