Whanganui River given legal status of a person under unique Treaty of Waitangi settlement

Whanganui River in New Zealand now has the legal status of a person under a unique Treaty settlement passed into law today.

New Zealand Herald

Last updated on 17 March 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
New Zealand
Region: 
Oceania
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Human Disturbance