Please sign our Ihumatao petition: Government must uphold Treaty settlement, police must evict protesters

In 2015, the Ihumatao iwi Te Kawerau a Maki agreed to a full and final settlement of all their grievances and received financial redress of $6.5 million, plus forestry, forestry rentals and more. Fletchers bought private land in the area and announced plans to build 480 homes, 40 of which were to be given to Te Kawerau a Maki. But a member of that iwi (against the will of the elders) started a land occupation demanding that the Government buy the land to keep it as is.

If the Government caves in to protesters and buys the land, this will open the floodgates to similar protests, trash Treaty settlements, and erode private property rights.

Please click here to sign our on-line petition

 

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On signing the petition, Change.org will prompt you to donate to promote the petition on their platform. Another way to support this petition is to donate via credit card to Hobson's Pledge direct by clicking here, or you can donate direct to our Bank A/c 03 0631 0011785 000. 

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