Community consultation on the location on the two new replicas of Captain James Cook's ship, Endeavour, replicas will take place this week at the Gisborne District Council, starting this evening. This follows a peaceful protest by tangata whenua and community members, who requested public consultation on what is acknowledged by the council as a contentious matter.
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Marama Davidson talks armed police, Oranga Tamariki and racist statues
Today, from her Manurewa whare, Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson talks armed police, Oranga Tamariki and racist statues.
Tairāwhiti iwi object Captain Cook ship replica
Tairāwhiti iwi are calling on the Gisborne District Council to honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi and their partnership with iwi, following a decision by council to re-instal two new Endeavour replica monuments without public or iwi consultation.
Iwi will have say on Endeavour replicas
After voting in favour of installing two new replicas of Captain Cook's ship, Endeavour, in the city without consulting local iwi, Gisborne Council has done a flip-flop with Gisborne mayor Rehette Stoltz saying iwi will now be allowed to have their say.
History repeats with decision to rebuild replica Endeavour ships
Gisborne district councillors have voted to install two new replica ships of Captain Cook’s Endeavour, committing $28,000 of financial support for the build, while voting against consultation with Tairāwhiti iwi and the wider public.