Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō to get lakes and springs returned
Posted on 22 June 2017
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Te Tauihu iwi Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō is set to have their lakes and springs in the Nelson Lakes area returned to them by the Crown. Iwi members met with Conservation Minister Maggie Barry at Parliament today where she acknowledged the iwi has an important kaitiakitanga role to play with the Department of Conservation in keeping the lakes pristine.