I didn’t know quad bikes were customary?

Stuff reports:

An iwi with an 800-year history with Marlborough’s east coast was not considered tangata whenua when the council first proposed plans to ban vehicles from its beaches.

Rangitāne o Wairau wants the Marlborough District Council to scrap the “unlawful” bylaw – which would prevent them from using vehicles, such as quad bikes, to exercise their customary right to fish – and start again.

I’m all in favour of recognising customary fishing rights. But to argue that you must have quad bike access to be able to do customary fishing is hilarious.

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