Story: Conservation – a history
The Maruia Declaration, signed in the Maruia valley on 4 July 1975, called for legal recognition of native forests and an end to their milling. It was later circulated as a petition (shown above), receiving over 340,000 signatures. Thirty years later, most of its demands had been met.
About this item
Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAUM W4044 1/16/12
Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga must be obtained before any re-use of this material.