"I understand that for the first time ever, the Crown has filed a Treaty of Waitangi claim against an Iwi.
The Government is claiming that Ngai Tahu sold them dud land in Christchurch and they want Ngai Tahi to buy the land back "Yeah that is a big joke alright - sold them land - ripped them off and treated them like they didn't exist is truer
Treaty 2 U
Before 1840, Ngāi Tahu held rights over much of Te Wai Pounamu (the South Island). But within decades, the government obtained vast tracts of Ngāi Tahu lands, paying a fraction of their worth and failing to deliver promised benefits of the purchases.Go and have a read about Te Kerēme (The Claim) and how hard Ngāi Tahu have had to work to get any recognition of the grievance.
- and if you want to see why DPF posts this crap - read the comments - his gallery is baying.