As widely reported this morning:
Dr Ranginui Walker dies
Dr Ranginui Walker, the noted academic and writer on Māori issues, has died aged 83.
He was a leader in many of the debates and developments among Māori.
Dr Walker became secretary and later chairman of the Auckland District Māori Council, and was appointed to the Waitangi Tribunal in 2003.
An educator and historian, Dr Walker was also biographer of Sir Apirana Ngata and of the master carver Paki Harrison, and a commentator. His columns in the Listener ran for nearly 20 years. ….
— RNZ News (@rnz_news) February 28, 2016
2009 interview with Dr. Ranginui Walker from Radio NZ's Saturday Morning with Kim Hill: https://t.co/AZGX1PVQs7
— Bevan Shortridge (@bevanshortridge) February 28, 2016
As a tribute to Dr Ranginui Walker we'll be screening – Nga Tamatoa: 40 Years On tonight at 8.30pm. On-demand here https://t.co/74hTRgFlQ1
— Māori Television (@maoritv) February 28, 2016