Native Affairs - H-2-GO

By Renee Kahukura-Iosefa

Wakatu Incorporation is a multimillion dollar business empire owned by a collective of Māori land owners from iwi at the top of the South Island.

But they say the life blood that flows through their business is under threat. They want their mana wai recognised in the same way as their mana whenua.

Our reporter, Renee Kahukura Iosefa headed south for the story.