Campaigners at Ihumātao say they can “now begin to heal” after the Government agreed to purchase the land, near Auckland Airport, from Fletcher Building. The announcement was made on Thursday, Stuff reports, and has been blessed by the Kīngitanga. Kaitiaki from the group Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) have been occupying the land, which was taken from Māori by the Crown in the 1800s, for four years in an attempt to stop a housing development.
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