23 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Iwi plan to illegally close tribal borders

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 23 March 2020

More iwi are planning to close their tribal borders in the fight against Covid-19, despite warnings from police doing so is illegal. 

Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi Te Whānau ā Apanui announced at the weekend it would not let outsiders, including tourists, inside the rohe from Wednesday.

Now iwi in other areas are mobilising to do the same. 

Te Aniwa Hurihanganui reports.