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Bastion Point occupation to be commemorated

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 2:36 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Forty years ago, after 506 days of occupation, protesters faced off with members of the police, armed forces and the government over plans to build luxury housing on Ngāti Whātua ancestral land at Takaparawhau/Bastion Point, resulting in 222 ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Buys Kupe Street Land From Housing NZ

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 4:21 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Buys Kupe Street Land From Housing New Zealand Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has signed a deal with Housing New Zealand to buy land in Kupe Street close to the Orakei marae. The agreement will see five tranches of land along the ridge ... More >>

Government Must Formally Scrap East West Link

Friday, 24 November 2017, 1:27 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Auckland iwi Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei are concerned the East West Link could one day go ahead, despite the current government cancelling the project. More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei welcomes new Government Ministers

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 3:27 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

25 October 2017 Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei welcomes new Government Ministers Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has today congratulated Prime Minister-Elect Jacinda Ardern on her election success and welcomed the announcement of the Labour-New Zealand First-Green ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Support Moving Port of Auckland

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 9:42 am | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Following New Zealand First’s policy announcement this morning about the relocation of the Ports of Auckland to Northport, Central Auckland iwi Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei have reiterated their support for moving the Port of Auckland. “Ultimately, like ... More >>

Anger at Hauraki Tribal Support for East West Link

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 2:34 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ahi kaa iwi Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Kawerau a Maki oppose reclamation of Manukau for a motorway More >>

World First: Hanging Mussel Taura in Ōkahu Bay

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 9:44 am | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Combining mātauranga (traditional knowledge), science and aquaculture, the hanging of mussel taura (rope) into Ōkahu Bay will be the first of its kind in the world. “The strength of this technique is the ability to show a dual-world process. We ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei congratulates Emirates Team NZ

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 11:48 am | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has sent a message of congratulations to Emirates Team New Zealand Chief Executive Grant Dalton and the team for their America’s Cup victory. “This is an amazing achievement for Team NZ and for Aotearoa. The team should be ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to host PM on Waitangi Day

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 3:45 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei is delighted to announce that the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon. Bill English, has accepted its invitation and will be attending Waitangi Day celebrations at Orākei, Auckland. More >>

Waitangi Day Festival '16: Celebrating the Treaty & Auckland

Sunday, 31 January 2016, 1:07 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngati Whatua Orakei is proud to host Waitangi Day Festival 2016 on Saturday, February 6 at Takaparawhau (Bastion Point). More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei says no to TPPA

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 9:22 am | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust Chairman, Piripi Davis, says the Auckland-based hapū is strongly opposed to the TPPA, and believes it will be detrimental to the Nation’s sovereignty and wellbeing. More >>

Strong result for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei delivers for whānau

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 2:22 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust has today announced a strong result for the 2015 financial year, with the value of the Group’s assets growing by 22% to $767 million. More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to mark gifting of land 175 years ago

Friday, 18 September 2015, 9:03 am | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust will today mark the 175th anniversary of its signing over of land to the Crown, which officially began the process of creating Auckland city. More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Welcome New Housing Agreement

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 2:05 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

The new Housing Mahi Ngātahi Agreement is good news for all Aucklanders, Auckland hapū Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei said today. More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to seek clarity on overlapping claims

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 4:48 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has today filed papers in the Auckland High Court to seek clarification of the Crown’s process in negotiating Treaty of Waitangi settlements in Auckland. More >>

Statement on First Right of Refusal Process

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 5:21 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has instructed its lawyers to advise the hapū on the legality of the Crown’s intention to dispose of land in Auckland. A special focus is on the Government’s position that this sits outside of the first right of refusal ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Applauds Kainga Whenua Scheme Revamp

Friday, 12 October 2012, 2:35 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Changes being made to the Kainga Whenua Scheme making it is easier for Maori to raise finance to build on collectively-owned land were welcomed as timely and pragmatic by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust Çhairman Grant Hawke More >>

New Boards As Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Restructures

Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 4:29 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

With the conclusion of its WAI 388 Treaty of Waitangi settlement looming, Auckland iwi Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has put in place a new organisational structure that will allow it to continue to build its asset base and distribute benefit to the people ... More >>

Ngati Whatua Orakei Wins Excellence Award

Monday, 30 April 2012, 4:38 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

The Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board received a Special Recognition Award for Excellence in Tribal Strategic Planning at the Aotearoa New Zealand Annual Business and Alumni Awards held Friday at the University of Auckland. More >>

Public Hearings for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Treaty Settlement

Tuesday, 24 April 2012, 4:03 pm | Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Public submissions to the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Treaty Settlement legislation began at the Ōrākei Marae today, following the First Reading in Parliament last month. Legislation is expected to be passed into law later this year. More >>

 

 

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