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Treaty Minister trespass tribulation: Hapu respond

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 5:19 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

Ngai Tamahaua Hapu leadership have responded today to Minister Andrew Little's claims made yesterday in connection with the trespass notice he received on Friday and the Minister's attitude to the Treaty of Waitangi negotiation situation which necessitated ... More >>

Treaty Minister served with trespass notice

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 4:15 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

Minister of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Hon. Andrew Little was served with a trespass notice on Friday (28 July 2019) issued by Ngai Tamahaua - a Hapu of Whakatohea opposed to the government-backed trust the Minister has recognised to settle Treaty ... More >>

Hapu to confer with council on river gravel

Monday, 17 June 2019, 8:40 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

"We are concerned and dismayed by the allegations that sabotage of contractors' equipment may have occurred in connection with the gravel question in the Opotiki twin rivers" said Ngai Tamahaua Hapu Chair Peter T Selwyn today responding to ... More >>

UK voices “step-change” in Maori relationships

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 1:56 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

The Union Jack was raised in Opotiki yesterday alongside the flag of the United Tribes in commemoration of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in the Eastern Bay of Plenty settlement 179 years ago. An address for the occasion from the British High Commissioner ... More >>

Tribal leader rejects 'sanitised' agenda for UN visit

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 5:01 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

A tribal leader of Te Whakatohea, an Eastern Bay of Plenty Iwi in a prolonged dispute with the New Zealand government over Treaty recognition and settlement negotiations, has today criticised the handling of the United Nations Secretary-General's visit ... More >>

Hapu cancels circus advertised for their marae

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:13 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

Commenting on the shambolic attempt by a government-backed trust to hijack their marae over the weekend for an AGM, Ngai Tamahaua Hapu leaders have stated their opposition to divisive Treaty settlement tactics towards Whakatohea and denounced the mercenary ... More >>

Opotiki dunes subdivision a desecration say Tangata Whenua

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 9:22 am | Ngai Tamahaua

An extension to the controversial "Waiotahe Drifts" subdivision located on sand dunes West of Opotiki is being opposed by local Tangata Whenua who have long demonstrated against the violation of this well known waahi tapu (sacred place). More >>

Hapu to invite Tribunal to marae

Friday, 22 March 2019, 2:21 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

Ngai Tamahaua Hapu Chair, Peter T Selwyn, and Hetaraka Biddle, chairman of the Opape Marae trustees, have today announced their intention to formally invite the Waitangi Tribunal to hold part of the upcoming historical inquiry into the Whakatohea greviences ... More >>

Hapu: Tribunal's troubled ballot in matrix muddle

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 2:20 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

The Waitangi Tribunal's controversial voting scheme on the Whakatohea Treaty settlement mandate continues into a third week of polling beset by legal and ballot problems that threaten to derail the government-funded attempt to get the Iwi to take a $100m ... More >>

Hapu critical of Whakatohea Maori Trust Board inquiry

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 4:31 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

"The Ministerial inquiry by Mr Heron QC into the issues of election irregularities and malgovernance at the Whakatohea Maori Trust Board (WMTB) - released last week - clearly identifies that the general allegations of inappropriate conduct and improper ... More >>

Hapu Reject Flawed Waitangi Tribunal Voting Process

Monday, 1 October 2018, 4:05 pm | Ngai Tamahaua

"We oppose the voting process recommended by the Waitangi Tribunal in their report into the Whakatohea/Pre-Settlement Claims Trust mandate (April 2018) and which is proposed to commence today (1st October 2018) and run to 26 October 2018. The ... More >>


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