Story: Waitangi Tribunal – Te Rōpū Whakamana

Tribunal site visit, Wairau

Tribunal site visit, Wairau

During district inquiries, members of the Waitangi Tribunal often make visits to sites of significance to claimants. These photos show a site visit to the Wairau Bar, near Blenheim, during the northern South Island inquiry in 2000. Above, claimants Rore (left) and Vern Stafford of Ngāti Rārua indicate early sites of occupation on the bar. Below, claimants, their lawyers and tribunal members gather during the site visit.

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Mark Derby, 'Waitangi Tribunal – Te Rōpū Whakamana - Researching Waitangi Tribunal claims', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32499/tribunal-site-visit-wairau (accessed 20 January 2021)

Story by Mark Derby, published 20 Jun 2012