On Saturday 13 June at 10am, the trust deed for Te Poāri a Pukekura was signed at a ceremony at the Royal Albatross Centre. This is the joint management group for Pukekura, made up of the rūnanga members, Korako Karetai Trust, Dunedin City Council, and the Department of Conservation, and it is the culmination of many years of work.

The date is an auspicious one – the 175th anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi by Korako and Karetai on the HMS Herald, just off Pukekura. [Read more…]