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Whanganui River

New Zealand river first in the world to be given legal human status

A river in New Zealand has become the first in the world to be granted the same legal rights as a person.
The New Zealand parliament passed the bill recognising the Whanganui River, in North Island, as a living entity.
Long revered by New Zealand's Maori people, the river's interests will now be represented by two people.
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