Post by Kiwi Frontline on Feb 5, 2021 1:33:30 GMT 12
NGĀTI KAHUNGUNU JOINS NGĀI TAHU'S CLAIM FOR SHARED CONTROL OF FRESHWATER WITH THE CROWN
Ngāti Kahungunu has joined Ngāi Tahu in court action that seeks shared control and management of freshwater with the Crown.
The two iwi are working together to have Ngāti Kahungunu's rangatiratanga over freshwater recognised, including at the Mohaka River in Hawke's Bay.
Rangatiratanga over water means the local iwi has rights, responsibilities and obligations relating to the freshwater in its takiwā, including doing what it can to stop the degradation of waterways and the environment......