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Stop! Bastion Point land grab

Gordon H. Andersen

Stop! Bastion Point land grab

the viewpoint of the N.Z. Socialist Unity Party

by Gordon H. Andersen

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Published by New Zealand Socialist Publishing & Distribution Co. in Auckland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Real estate development -- Environmental aspects -- New Zealand -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Caption title: Bastion Point land grab.

      Other titlesBastion Point land grab.
      Statementby G. H. Andersen.
      ContributionsNew Zealand Socialist Unity Party.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1120.5.Z7 A53
      The Physical Object
      Pagination7 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4293105M
      LC Control Number78320803

      This week marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most pivotal land actions in New Zealand history – the day occupation of Bastion Point. I don’t whakapapa to Ōrākei but I share an Author: Leonie Hayden. By , the government no longer needed the Bastion Point land that they had taken for military use. Ngāti Whātua had expected that this land would be returned to them when it was no longer needed. But this was not the case. The government announced plans to develop Bastion Point into a high-income housing area. Two day before construction.

      Bastion Point: days on Takaparawha is a fictional story written in the form of diary entries of the main character Erica Tito. The text follows the protest at Bastion Point through her eyes in a tender and meaningful way. Erica’s heartfelt diary entries provide an. In court, the Bastion Point leaders will be challenging the Crown's title to the land at Bastion Point. But the government's manouevres can only be defeated if they are met with massive and united opposition, behind the banner "Return all Bastion Point to the Ngati Whatua" and "Throw out the injunction against the Bastion Point leaders".

      Save Bastion Point Ma A few weeks ago the Director of Operations Chris Waites issued a press release saying that council would be undertaking dredging operations at the Bastion Point Boat Ramp and would be pumping clean sand into the little bay known as the swimming beach. Bastion Point - The Untold Story - In protesters occupied Bastion Point, after the announcement of a housing development on land once belonging to Ngāti Whātua. Five hundred and six days later, police and army arrived en masse to remove them. This documentary examines the rich and tragic history of Bastion Point/Takaparawhau — including how questionable methods were used to gradually.


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Stop! Bastion Point land grab by Gordon H. Andersen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Walk from Bastion Point to Kelly Tarlton's. Another popular option is to walk from Bastion Point (or Mission Bay) back around the waterfront and rejoin the bus at Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium (Stop 3), just past the entrance. This is an easy, flat walk and is very pleasant on a fine day.

• Inthe government announced plans to sell open land at Bastion Point for exclusive private housing. Ngāti Whātua were divided on how to respond. The Ōrākei Māori Action Committee, headed by Joe and Grant Hawke and Mike (Jack) and Roger Rameka, led an occupation of the land.

Bastion Point land grab. Ngati Whatua tangata whenu Date: From: [Ephemera relating to Maori and disputed land at Bastion Point. ] By: Socialist Unity Party (N.Z.); Andersen, Gordon Harold, Ref: Eph-B-MAORI-Bastion-Point Description: Booklet written by G H Andersen, national president of the New Zealand.

On 5 Januarythe OMAC organized an occupation of Bastion Point to stop the land from being forever lost. A meeting held on 15 January to settle the dispute between the government and the OMAC only led to a division between the elders and the young of the Ngāti Whātua.

The elders were willing to accept a government proposal that did. Ngati Whatua and Bastion Point The Occupation of Bastion Point 2. Bastion Point 3.

Whatua of Orakei firmly resisted the sales between andcontinuing all the while to ask the Government to stop buying or seizing the land. • As well as other complaints and actions, they took eight actions in the Māori Land Court, four in the.

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So they can grab all public reserves under an elaborate land grab. What’s next. It is now up to the Tangata whenua to respond along with all others as they did during Bastion Point to stop this naked robbing of local council’s land reserves.

We need Maori MP’s first to Author: Martyn Bradbury. There were a number of key significant causes of the Bastion Point Protest of These causes dated back to the mid 's and the occupation itself all stemmed from issues surrounding the loss of land Ngati Whatua as a result of rulings by the Native Land.

Police and army personal removed people from Bastion Point, Auckland, ending an occupation that had begun in January Ngāti Whātua were protesting against the loss of land in the Ōrakei Block, which had once been declared ‘absolutely inalienable’. Bastion Point was occupied for days to stop the government subdividing Ngati Whatua land that had been taken from the iwi.

The s Te Hikoi ki Waitangi - brought together the Maori political movements, the Kotahitanga and the Kingitanga for a peace walk to Waitangi to seek justice. Bastion Point (Māori: Kohimarama or Takaparawhā) is a coastal piece of land in Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand, overlooking the Waitematā area is significant in New Zealand history as the site of protests by Māori against forced land alienation by pākehā (European settlers) in the late s.

A commemoration of the events at Bastion Point twenty years ago; 34 contributors recount their experiences of the land occupation which led to confrontations with the police, and the eventual return of the land. A brief history of Bastion Point since and notes on the contributors are included.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. This week marks 40 years since the end of the occupation of Takaparawha by Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei which saw a force of over govt forces evict. The first of our places to visit in Auckland is Bastion Point - Named Takaparawhau in n Point is a coastal piece of land in Orakei that overlooks Auckland's Waitemata Harbour and features a fishing pier that juts out into the harbour, a Maori Village and memorial for.

On the way to Mission bay, you should take a detour to Bastion point. It has a significant historical value to both Maori and Pakeah. The views of Waitemata Harbour from the top are worth the visit.

Part of this are the beautiful and well maintained Michael Joseph Savage /5(48). Bastion Point occupation. Protesters occupied Bastion Point (Takaparawhā) in Auckland in January after the government announced a housing development on former Ngāti Whātua reserve land.

The land had been gradually reduced in size by compulsory acquisition, leaving the Ngāti Whātua ki Ōrākei tribal group holding less than 1 ha.

In the government proposed selling part of the Bastion Point reserve for luxury housing. It was on ancestral land that Ngāti Whātua hoped to get back.

The tribe mounted a day occupation of the site in – The protest ended when the government sent in police to clear the. The land was never given back, instead given to the City Council. When Council tried to sell it for housing development inthere began a day occupation of Bastion Point, led by Joe Hawke.

Though the protesters were eventually removed from the land, their point was made and ten years later, most of Bastion Point was given back to Ngati. The situation has been compared to Bastion Point but so far it's been peaceful, with police even joining in the singing.

But the "protectors" of the land say they won't leave. But the "protectors. The Bastion Point protest is often remembered for the scenes of confrontation which were associated with the occupation, Bastion Point is a perfect example of modern activism in New Zealand.

Like many other land protests in recent times the people involved decided that the politics was not working, and decided that direct action was what was.

Onan army convoy rattled down Tamaki Drive and up to Bastion Point. More than army and police personnel forcibly removed elders, men, women, children, and families. In protesters occupied Bastion Point, after the announcement of a housing development on land once belonging to Ngāti Whātua.

Five hundred and six days later, police and army arrived en masse to remove them. This documentary examines the rich and tragic history of Bastion Point/Takaparawhau — including how questionable methods were used to gradually take land from.

Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei say they would have ceased to exist if their land at Takaparawhau was not returned. 40 years ago today Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei and its supporters began a day.