Story: Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements

Eva Rickard at Raglan

Eva Rickard points out the land that she was fighting to reclaim to Minister of Lands Venn Young in 1978. In the sound clip she notes how she had rejected the government's offer to pay to purchase the land, provided the golf club's lease was extend by over 50 years. 'I am saying to the government we are not paying $9,000 to watch the Raglan golfers play golf on our land.'

Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (EVA RICKARD/Reference number 04/10/1980/sa-t-2355-su03-pm)

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements - Land protests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012