Insight for Sunday 8 November 2009
In March next year, the Waitangi Tribunal is set to hear the story of the country's most populous - and poorest - tribe, Northland-based Ngapuhi.
They have land claims a-plenty and the Crown settlement of them is likely to be the largest to date.
But their primary grievance concerns the Treaty itself and its precursor - He Whakaputanga: The 1835 Declaration of Independence.
Radio New Zealand's Northland Correspondent, Lois Williams hears their story.
Picture: The cover of a report commissioned by the Waitangi Tribunal regarding the claims