Whanganui River

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  • New Zealand river granted legal status as 'a person'

    New Zealand river granted legal status as 'a person'

    New Zealand's Whanganui River has gained its own identity with all the corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a legal person, after a 170-year battle, the media reported on Thursday. Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Bill, which passed......

    March 16, 2017