26 Jul 2019

Ngāti Rangi celebrates Treaty settlement

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 26 July 2019

Ngāti Rangi iwi members say the passing of a treaty settlement into law marks the beginning of a new era for the iwi.

The iwi's settlement passed it's third and final reading in Parliament on Thursday.

The package includes $17 million and the return of important cultural sites to Ngāti Rangi - and the Crown's acknowledgement of numerous breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Laura Dooney talked to members of Ngāti Rangi who were at Parliament for the historic occasion.