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Trust That Lost 12,000 Members To Hold Elections

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 9:14 am | Mau Whenua

The Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust who lost over 12,000 of its 19,000 iwi members is holding an election despite its membership register still being in ‘a shambles’. Mau Whenua and other iwi members took the Trust to the Māori Land Court ... More >>

Mau Whenua Was Not Responsible For FB Comment; Police Complaint Comes To Nothing; Councillors Invited To Occupation Site

Monday, 22 February 2021, 7:02 pm | Mau Whenua

Social media comments featured in the Dominion Post last week did not come from Mau Whenua, the group occupying Shelly Bay or from one of the group’s leaders Dr Catherine Love. On Monday 15 February last week an out of context Facebook comment ... More >>

Mau Whenua – We Will Not Be Moved

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 9:23 am | Mau Whenua

The major allied party funding of the Mau Whenua High Court case will cease on Friday Dec 18th 2020, a bitter blow for the compelling case that is due to be heard in March 2021. Lawyers for the case filed a memorandum this morning notifying the Court of ... More >>

Taranaki Whanui Members Encouraged By Motu Kairangi Vision And Councillor Statement

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 8:29 am | Mau Whenua

Mau Whenua, a group of Taranaki Whānui iwi members have held fast to the original Tangata Whenua vision for their whenua at Motu Kairangi/Miramar Peninsula for many years. Mau Whenua are encouraged by many of the concepts displayed in the recently ... More >>

Court-ordered Report Finds Thousands Of Iwi Members Excluded From Shelly Bay Votes

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 4:32 pm | Mau Whenua

Thousands of Taranaki Whānui members were deprived of their voting rights during crucial votes on the sale of Shelly Bay land, a court-ordered report has found. This raises further questions about the legitimacy of the 2017 and 2019 sale of iwi land ... More >>

Mau Whenua statement on resource consent in Shelly Bay

Friday, 1 November 2019, 9:10 am | Mau Whenua

Mau Whenua has filed proceedings in the High Court seeking orders to bring the land located at Shelly Bay formerly owned by the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust ( PNBST ) back into iwi ownership. More >>

Iwi saddened and disgusted at further land sales

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 1:04 pm | Mau Whenua

Iwi members are saddened and angry at the announcement yesterday that the Port Nicholson Settlement Trust has sold the last piece of iwi owned land at Omarukaikuru/Shelly Bay to the Wellington Company owners. This was done without consultation with or ... More >>

Parallels Between Ihumatao And Omarukaikuru/Shelly Bay

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 3:33 pm | Mau Whenua

There are significant parallels between Ihumatao (in Auckland) and Omarukaikuru/Shelly Bay (in Wellington). The controversial Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas (HAASHA) legislation has played a significant role in triggering conflicts, legal ... More >>

Legal move to return Shelly Bay to Iwi ownership

Friday, 12 July 2019, 8:22 am | Mau Whenua

Legal proceedings were filed in the Wellington High Court this week to have certain blocks of land at Shelly Bay returned to the ownership of Taranaki Whānui iwi. The land in issue is currently the proposed site for a high density residential development. More >>