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Remembering Takaparawhau 45 years on
It’s been 45 years since police stormed Takaparawhau, arresting more than 200 people, including Te Aroha Alec Hawke. Ricky Wilson / Stuff By Katie Doyle, Stuff
Takaparawhau- 44 years since that dark day as Joe Hawke mourned
Mourners aee welcomed to the Joe Hawke tangihanga at Ōrākei Marae today
Ten new homes for Ngāti Whātua's most treasured taonga
After waiting for 50 years since Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei was evicted from Bastion Point, Auckland, its kaumātua have finally been given the chance to return home.
Takaparawhau 42 years ago
Today 42 years ago, a defining moment in Māori land rights took place when Police and the Military evicted 'protestors' occupying Bastion Point in 1978.
'No tank you' to land sale
It may be a mock-up of war but for locals the real war is yet to begin between Ngāti Whātua Orākei Trust and members of the iwi.
Council backs local iwi to build statue on Bastion Point
Last week, the Auckland-based iwi Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei took a preliminary proposal to Auckland councilors to build a statue on Bastion Point that could be as big as the Statue of Liberty in the United States or Christ the Redeemer in Brazil.
Battle continues 40 years after Bastion protests
40 years ago today, hundreds of people took a stand against the Crown's plans to create a housing subdivision at Bastion Point. Today many of the protesters who were involved marked a day of reflection.
Today marks 40 years since Bastion Point arrest
It's a day of huge significance for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Māoridom as a whole, as today marks the 40th anniversary since the arrests that took place at Bastion Point.
Bastion Point- pain, loss and occupation
As we countdown the days to mark 40 years since the arrests that took place at Bastion Point, one father retells a significant event which ended in tragedy- losing his daughter during the occupation. Alec Hawke found redemption through music.