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Te Awa Tupua: What "legal personhood" means for the Whanganui River

Joanna Wane
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Joanna Wane

Feature writer, Canvas magazine

In a world first, the Whanganui River was officially recognised in 2017 as a living being with legal rights. Joanna Wane dives into the sacred waters of "Te Awa Tupua".

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