The feathered cloak has been in the hands of government agencies for more than 105 years and Tūhoe wants the cloak returned permanently in due course.
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Crown clears Rua Kēnana and says sorry for Maungapōhatu invasion
Hundreds were overcome with emotion at Maungapōhatu Marae for the signing of the Rua Kēnana Pardon Bill today.
Tūhoe descendants arrive to Parliament
Over 300 Tūhoe whānau have arrived to Parliament today to listen to the second and third reading of the Rua Kēnana Pardon Bill.
Rua Kēnana one step closer to being pardoned
An official pardon for Tūhoe prophet and leader Rua Kēnana is one step closer after submissions opened for the public to have their say on the Rua Kēnana Pardon Bill.
Rua Kenana Pardon Bill passes first reading in parliament
The Rua Kēnana Pardon Bill was read for the first time in parliament today. The bill, if passed, will see the Crown issue an apology to the Tūhoe prophet's descendants, as well as pardon him for the crimes he was convicted of more than a century ago.
Today in history: the arrest of Rua Kēnana
Today marks the 103rd year since the unlawful arrest of Tūhoe prophet, Rua Kēnana.
Ancestry site sheds light on major Māori historical events
Records include information on the Māori prophet and land activist Rua Kenana and the Parihaka attack in 1881.
Prophet Rua Kenana gets his pardon but for the family it was bittersweet
Despite the efforts of the Crown to hold an apology day for Tūhoe and pardon Rua Kenana's name of false charges, his descendants say the event was bitter sweet with some questioning why members of the Crown did not attend the gathering today.
Rua Kēnana descendants meet with Māori Development Minister ahead of statutory pardon
Ngā Toenga o ngā Tamariki a Iharaira Uri o Maungapōhatu Trustees and Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell will meet today ahead of the signing of an agreement to progress a statutory pardon for Ngāi Tūhoe prophet, Rua Kēnana.
Rua Kēnana followers and descendants want to revive Iharaira faith
Followers and descendants of Tūhoe prophet Rua Kēnana want to revive their Israelite religion. They gathered for their last whānau hui in Rotorua, ahead of a statutory apology they will soon receive, for the illegal wrong-doings by the crown to their spiritual leader and his followers over a century ago.