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Signing Of Historic Deed Of Settlement With The Crown

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 2:14 pm | Moriori Imi Settlement Trust

On 14 February 2020, Moriori will sign an historic deed of settlement with the Crown. Moriori first petitioned the Crown in July 1862 for restoration of their land rights and release from slavery. It has taken 158 years but at last Moriori will receive ... More >>

Moriori Initial Deed to settle historic treaty claims

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 10:05 am | Moriori Imi Settlement Trust

In 1862 thirty-three Moriori elders signed a 131 petition to Governor Sir George Grey seeking restoration of land rights and release from slavery on their Island home of Rēkohu (Chatham Island). They had lived on the islands for 800 years or ... More >>