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Notification of Mandate for Treaty of Waitangi Settlement Negotiations: Tapuika Iwi Authority Trust and Te Maru o Ngati Rangiwewehi Iwi Authority

by Rikihana on 1 Oct 2008

 
Notification of Mandate for Treaty of Waitangi
Settlement Negotiations: Tapuika Iwi Authority Trust 
and Te Maru o Ngati Rangiwewehi Iwi Authority
On 14 August 2008 Tapuika and Ngāti Rangiwewehi agreed to work together in settlement negotiations with the Crown. Since this time, both groups have focussed on their respective mandates towards a joint negotiation process.

TAPUIKA

In September 2008 the Tapuika Iwi Authority Trust (TIA) submitted its Deed of Mandate (the Deed) to the Crown for the comprehensive settlement of all of the historical claims of Tapuika.

The Deed states that TIA comprises eleven (11) trustees, made up of two (2) hapū representatives from each of the four (4) hapū and three (3) Tapuika ki waho representatives. The Trustees will appoint a Negotiation Team who will negotiate up to an initiated Deed of Settlement with the Crown.

The Deed states that TIA held three (3) mandate information hui, in Te Puke and Rotorua between 17 and 31 August 2008 with attendees voting on the mandate resolutions at each hui. The results showed that of the 105 eligible voters, 104 people voted in favour of TIA representing Tapuika in settlement negotiations with the Crown, while there was one (1) voted against the resolution.

The Deed states that the Tapuika area of interest comprises Te Takapu o Tapuika, extending from Wairakei stream at Papamoa to Opoutihi to Taherekahakaha to Pūeto stream to Hiapo to the coastline following the Pokopoko to the Kaikokopu and to its outlet at Waihi then returning to Wairakei.

The hapu listed in the Deed are Ngāti Kuri, Ngāti Marukukere, Ngāti Moko and Ngāti Tuheke.

The marae of Tapuika listed in the Deed are Tapuika, Tia, Moko, Makahae and Tawakepito.

The historical Treaty of Waitangi claims to be negotiated by TIA are those claims that arise from Crown actions and omissions that occurred prior to 21 September 1992, including, but not limited to Wai 615, Wai 825, Wai 831, Wai 1182.

The Crown understands that Tapuika includes any person who can affi liate to and/or is descended from the eponymous ancestor, Tapuika and his descendants.

If you consider that you fall within the defi nition of Tapuika please contact Tapuika Iwi Authority Trust on 07 573 5351or fax 07 573 8948, post Tapuika Iwi Authority, PO Box 15, TE PUKE. For further information visit the website: www.tapuika.iwi.nz

NGATI RANGIWEWEHI

In September 2008 Te Maru o Ngāti Rangiwewehi Iwi Authority (Iwi Authority) submitted its Deed of Mandate (the Deed) to the Crown for the comprehensive settlement of all of the historical claims of Ngāti Rangiwewehi.

The Deed states that the Iwi Authority comprises sixteen (16) representatives. A Negotiation Team will be appointed to negotiate with the Crown up to an initialled Deed of Settlement.

The Deed states that the Iwi Authority held four (4) mandate information hui in Rotorua, Maketu and Te Puke between 20 July and 12 August 2008. Where attendees voted on the mandate resolutions. The results showed that all 133 eligible voters, voted in favour of the Iwi Authority representing Ngāti Rangiwewehi in settlement negotiations with the Crown.

The Deed states that the Ngāti Rangiwewehi area of interest begins in the north and west of Lake Rotorua from the Waimihia stream to Awahou to Puarauwera.

The hapu listed in the Deed are Ngāti Kererū, Ngāti Ngata, Ngāti Te Pūrei, Ngāti Rehu, Ngāti Whakakorau, Ngāti Whakakeu and Ngāti Tawhaki.

The marae of Ngati Rangiwewehi listed in the Deed are Tarimano and Haraki.

The historical Treaty of Waitangi claims to be negotiated by Iwi Authority are those claims that arise from Crown actions and omissions that occurred prior to 21 September 1992, including, but not limited to Wai 218, Wai 219, Wai 1200, Wai 1452.

If you consider that you fall within the defi nition of Ngāti Rangiwewehi please contact Te Maru o Ngāti Rangiwewehi on 07 349 4590 or fax 07 349 4595, post Te Maru o Ngāti Rangiwewehi , PO Box 971, ROTORUA. For further information visit the website:
www.naumaiplace.com/site/tarimano

The Offi ce of Treaty Settlements invites submissions, views or inquiries about the Deed of Mandates described above. Submissions must reach the Offi ce of Treaty Settlements by no later than 17 October 2008. Note that Tapuika and Ngāti Rangiwewehi will be given copies of all correspondence received in relation to their individual mandates.

Submissions should be sent to the Director, Offi ce of Treaty Settlements, PO Box 919, WELLINGTON, or by fax to 04 494 9801 or email tapuika_rangisubs@justice.govt.nz









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