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  1. Tauranga Moana Cover

    Tauranga Moana, 1886–2006 Released

    On Saturday 4 September 2010, the Tribunal released its report Tauranga Moana, 1886–2006: Report on the Post-Raupatu Claims.In stage 2 of its inquiry into Tauranga Moana claims, the Tribunal examined issues relating to the decades since the confiscation (the latter having been the subject of stage 1). Over 50 claims...

  2. Wai 894: Te Urewera Pre-publication Part II Released

    On 2 August 2010, the Waitangi Tribunal released part II of the pre-publication version of its report on Te Urewera claims. The following introductory text is taken from Presiding Officer Judge Patrick Savage's letter to the Minister of Māori Affairs, which is located at the beginning of the report:
    On 6...

  3. East Coast Settlement Cover

    East Coast Settlement Report released

    The East Coast Settlement Report is the outcome of an urgent Waitangi Tribunal hearing held in Wellington between 14 and 16 December 2009 into the Crown's recognition of Te Runanga o Ngāti Porou's (TRONP) mandate to negotiate and settle all historical Ngāti Porou Treaty of Waitangi claims. The Tribunal panel...

  4. Wairarapa Cover Volume I

    Wairarapa ki Tararua Report Released

    The Waitangi Tribunal has today released its report on the Treaty claims of iwi and hapū of the Wairarapa ki Tararua district, which extends up the eastern side of the North Island from Cape Palliser to southern Hawke’s Bay. The principal iwi are Ngāti Kahungunu and Rangitāne.The Tribunal inquiry panel...

  5. Tribunal members reappointed

    The Minister of Māori Affairs, Dr Pita Sharples, today announced the reappointment of Mrs Keita Walker, Mr John Baird, Sir Hirini Mead, Professor Ranginui Walker, and Dr Angela Ballara to the Waitangi Tribunal, each for a term of three years.Read Dr Sharples ReleaseFor media inquiries, contact the Ministry of Justice...

  6. Chief Judge Wilson Isaac appointed Chairperson of the Waitangi Tribunal

    The Minister of Māori Affairs, the Honourable Dr Pita Sharples, today announced the appointment of Chief Judge Wilson Whare Isaac of the Māori Land Court as the chairperson of the Waitangi Tribunal for a term of five years.Hon Dr Pita Sharples media releaseFor media inquiries, contact the Ministry of Justice...

  7. Wai 894: Te Urewera Pre-publication Part I

    On 9 April 2009, the Waitangi Tribunal released part I of its report into the Treaty claims of the iwi and hapu of Te Urewera district. The report is being released in parts at the request of the Crown and claimants, to assist them in settlement negotiations.Part I examines the...

  8. Aotearoa Institute

    The Aotearoa Institute Claim Concerning Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Report

    The Waitangi Tribunal today released its report on an urgent claim, Wai 1298, filed in September by Harold Maniapoto and Tui Adams on behalf of the Aotearoa Institute Te Kuratini o Nga Waka Trust Board, the parent body of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa (TWOA). The claim alleged that the Crown...