King Tuheitia has launched a claim for Auckland extending north to Mahurangi, down the Firth of Thames and across to the Manukau Harbour and to Piha. …
Conflict with other Auckland tribes was likely but he said their relationship with the likes of Ngati Whatua would stand the test.
“It’s always going to cause some challenges for those who claim mana whenua into Auckland. That’s a reality we are going to have to deal with.”
Some challenges? That’s an understatement.