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National Iwi Chairs Forum To Adopt Online Format For Waitangi

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 5:12 pm | Ngati Whatua

Joint press release from Ngāti Whātua and the Iwi Chairs of Te Kahu o Taonui. In order to ensure the safety of our whānau, Ngāti Whātua hosts for the scheduled National Iwi Chairs Forum (NICF) hui, Te Kahu o Taonui (Te Taitokerau Iwi Chairs ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua Reinforce Sending A Clear Message To The Crown: Ko Hōhā Katoa – We’re Fed Up.

Monday, 14 September 2020, 11:27 am | Ngati Whatua

Ngāti Whātua is calling out the crown and Oranga Tamariki for an outdated well overdue system and hierarchy overhaul, as their legislative obligation to care and support those within their systems continues to fail our kids miserably. Te Rūnanga ... More >>

Hikoi Along Auckland’s Queen Street To Oppose Dome Valley Landfill Site

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 1:54 pm | Ngati Whatua

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua is working with Marae, hapū, Post Settlement Governance Entities (Te Uri o Hau, Ngā Maunga Whakahī, and Ōrākei) and Fight the Tip to lead a hikoi in Tāmaki Mākaurau (Auckland) on Friday 17 July 2020. It is the position ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei welcomes Environment Court decision

Monday, 18 November 2019, 8:02 pm | Ngati Whatua

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has welcomed the findings of the Environment Court in a decision released last Thursday. The decision relates to Panuku development works in Westhaven Marina and Queens Wharf. More >>

Minister must listen to growing Iwi requests

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 5:39 pm | Ngati Whatua

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust is calling on Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Hon. Andrew Little to listen to the growing calls from Iwi not to initial the Marutūahu Collective Settlement. Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust Deputy Chairman Ngarimu Blair ... More >>

Labour’s Transport Plans Get Thumbs up From Ngāti Whātua

Monday, 7 August 2017, 1:45 pm | Ngati Whatua

Labour’s Transport Plans Get Thumbs up From Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei The transport plan announced yesterday by Labour leader Jacinda Adern gets a big tick from Auckland iwi Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei sends support to Tauranga Moana

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 4:55 pm | Ngati Whatua

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust (the Trust) says it supports Tauranga Moana iwi 100% in their stand against the Crown’s proposed Treaty of Waitangi Settlement with the Hauraki Collective. More >>

Slogan development a lost opportunity

Saturday, 12 November 2016, 4:36 pm | Ngati Whatua

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust (the Trust) was disappointed to learn that a significant amount of money went towards the development of a proposed slogan, which produced a name that has been used for centuries. Tāmaki Makaurau ‘the land loved by many’ ... More >>

Kia Puawai Rangatira Ngāti Whātua

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 11:08 am | Ngati Whatua

The Ngāti Whātua Tertiary Summit is an aspirational education event which brings together Ngāti Whātua secondary students, alumni and leaders to advance Ngāti Whātua. Organiser and Ngāti Whātua manager Antony Thompson explains “there is ... More >>

Time for Māori voter to come home to their own party

Saturday, 11 June 2016, 11:11 pm | Ngati Whatua

Recent political events such as the alliance between the Labour and Greens Parties, and formation of the New Zealand Senior Party, have opened the way for Maori to play a much more influential role in the governance of Aotearoa, according to the president ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua Files Statement of Claim in Auckland High Court

Friday, 26 June 2015, 5:16 pm | Ngati Whatua

Ngāti Whātua has today filed a statement of claim in the High Court at Auckland to seek a ruling to fast-­track the resolution of the difference of opinion over the extent of Ngāti Whātua’s Right of First Refusal (RFR) to surplus Crown land ... More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei keen to invest in housing

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 2:05 pm | Ngati Whatua

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei wants to play a greater role in housing within Auckland, for the benefit its members and the wider community. The Chair of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust, Phillip Davis, says the hapū will consider all opportunities to ... More >>

Ngati Whatua Leader Supports Funding Move

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 11:48 am | Ngati Whatua

A Ngati Whatua leader, Naida Glavish, says she fully supports Maori Party leader Pita Sharples’ move to have Iwi run Maori language and broadcasting funding. Naida Glavish, Chairman of Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua says Maori will only start to truly ... More >>

Tāmaki Collective Deed of Settlement Good for Ngāti Whātua

Thursday, 7 June 2012, 2:18 pm | Ngati Whatua

Today’s initialling of a Deed of Settlement for Ngā Mana Whenua ō Tāmaki Makaurau, more familiarly known as the Tāmaki Collective, regarding cultural and commercial redress in the wider Auckland area, is seen as a positive development for three entities ... More >>

Ngati Whatua Orakei Chief Executive Calls Time

Friday, 27 April 2012, 10:41 am | Ngati Whatua

After 14 years as Chief Executive of the Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board, Tiwana Tibble has decided the time is right to move on. As one of the most successful chief executives in New Zealand, group equity under his tenure has grown from $30m ... More >>

Time for Permanent Maori Cultural Venue On Waterfront

Thursday, 16 February 2012, 4:39 pm | Ngati Whatua

The announcement of Rugby World Cup survey results by the Minister of Maori Affairs Dr Pita Sharples shows local people visited Waka Maori in large numbers alongside international visitors, and confirms there is interest in Maori culture among citizens ... More >>

Ngati Whatua Signing Deed of Settlement Saturday

Friday, 4 November 2011, 3:25 pm | Ngati Whatua

The leadership of Ngati Whatua o Orakei will sign a Deed of Settlement with the Crown over past Treaty of Waitangi transgressions on Saturday November 5 at 11am at Okahu Bay, the site of the former marae, Te Puru o Tamaki, and the village where many of ... More >>

Waka Maori Critics Should Stop Playing Politics

Thursday, 29 September 2011, 2:18 pm | Ngati Whatua

A Ngati Whatua leader is angry the Waka Maori venue for Auckland's waterfront is continuing to be used as a political football. Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua chairman, Naida Glavish, says the ongoing sniping from Labour MP Shane Jones is insidious, ... More >>

Attacks on Waka Serve Only To Strengthen The Project

Saturday, 30 July 2011, 5:45 pm | Ngati Whatua

Having an election campaign at the same time as the Rugby World Cup was identified early as a risk in the planning for the Waka Maori project says Waka Maori steering group member Ngarimu Blair. More >>

Waitangi Festival Celebrates What It Is To Be An Aucklander

Wednesday, 2 February 2011, 11:05 am | Ngati Whatua

Ngati Whatua o Orakei extends a warm welcome to everyone as they again host the Waitangi Day celebrations alongside the Auckland Council on February 6 at Okahu Bay. It will be a day where Aucklanders can give positive expression to what Waitangi Day is all ... More >>