1995: Britain Occupying New Zealand Maori land in 1863

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Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain approves legislation which “apologizes unreservedly” to New Zealand Maori for taking their land in 1863.  The legislation included a payment of $112 million and the return of 39,000 acres to the Tainui people.

 

 

To: 
Maori groups
From: 
Britain
Year of Apology: 
1995
Footnote: 
“Elizabeth II to Approve Maori Land Settlement.” New York Times. November 2, 1995.