The Northland Age

Church returning ancestral lands


Te Paatu ki Kauhanga Trust Board has signed a deed of gift with the Anglican Church, gifting ancestral lands formerly held by the church to the people of Te Paatu ki Kauhanga. On Sunday, a public event will allow the community and hapū to acknowledg­e this unique agreement. The celebratio­n will be held at St Barnabas Church, followed by hā kari (feast) at Kauhanga Marae, Peria, on Sunday from 10am. Read more about the agreement and the event in the Northland Age next week.

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