Articles Categorized: Maori Affairs

Whakatohea signs agreement

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WHAKATOHEA Pre-Settlement Claims Trust has signed an agreement in principle with the Crown at Parliament, which it says is a positive step towards settling its…

Agreement in principle after hearing

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WHAKATOHEA Pre-Settlement Claims Trust chairman Graeme Riesterer said the group welcomed the Waitangi Tribunal decision to hold a hearing into its mandate to negotiate the…

Hearing for mandate opponents

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THOSE opposing Whakatohea Pre-Settlement Claims Trust’s mandate to negotiate a settlement of the tribe’s historical grievances have been granted an urgent hearing by the Waitangi…

Heavy hitters in town

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IWI leaders and the Maori king, Tuheita, were welcomed to Whakatane with a powhiri at Te Manuka Tutahi Marae yesterday. Ngati Awa is hosting the…

Waimana trust deemed dysfunctional

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A TRUST responsible for managing a Maori reservation near Waimana has been deemed dysfunctional but the Maori Land Court has refused to remove the trustees.…