Māori at Bastion Point engaged in speaking and learning the language, singing waiata and performing cultural customs, when before they were forced to forget through assimilation strategies by the colonial settlers.
kia ora means hello.
5 year old joanne hawke died in a fire during the protest
Ngati whatua recieved 3 million dollars to help with the rebuilding of housing
we would like to give you $3 million dollars to help you rebuild your housing
The bastion point protest sparked a revelation in other maori iwi's that they can fight to get back their lands that were unjustly taken from them.