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Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Bill establishing Whanganui River its own legal identity

The Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Bill establishes the legal framework for granting the Whanganui River its own legal identity with all the corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a legal person. It passed its third reading in Parliament in March 2017. 

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