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Government Plans Nelson Tenths Appeal - Before The Decision Is Released

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 6:02 am | Wakatu Incorporation

The Government has allocated $3.6 million of taxpayer funds in the Budget to appeal the High Court's forthcoming decision in the Nelson Tenths dispute, even though the Court’s decision has not yet been issued. More >>

UN Human Rights Expert To Shine Global Spotlight On Nelson Tenths

Tuesday, 9 April 2024, 6:49 am | Wakatu Incorporation

On Tuesday, April 9, 2024, Mr Francisco Calí Tzay, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, will visit Nelson to learn about the Nelson Tenths and the ongoing litigation against the Crown. More >>

Nelson Tenths Reserves: Historic Land Claim Heads Back To High Court

Monday, 7 August 2023, 2:12 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

What may be New Zealand’s longest-standing property claim against the Crown is heading back to the High Court in Wellington from 14 August, in a hearing scheduled to last ten weeks. The 180-year case relates to the Nelson Tenths Reserves and cultural ... More >>

Wakatū Incorporation Signs Collaboration Agreement With World-leading Climate Resilience Centre In Denmark

Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 6:30 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

As the world responded to a major new climate report declaring humanity was on “thin ice”, in Whakatū Nelson an historic cross-border climate agreement was being inked. The Principles of Collaboration agreement, signed on Tuesday evening between world-leading ... More >>

Tūpuna Pono Event Series To Tackle Big Questions, Shine Light On Those Making A Difference

Tuesday, 14 March 2023, 2:15 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

A summit to be hosted in Whakatū Nelson next week aims to pick up the conversation around the long-term future of Te Tauihu and shine a light on impact initiatives happening throughout the region. Tūpuna Pono: Being Good Ancestors Summit , to be ... More >>

Wakatū And Kono NZ Welcome New Board Chairs

Friday, 13 January 2023, 11:56 am | Wakatu Incorporation

[NELSON] Wakatū Incorporation has announced Johnny McGregor’s appointment to Chair of the Wakatū board, effective immediately. Mr McGregor replaces long-standing board Chairman Paul Morgan, CNZM, who served more than 30 years on the board, including ... More >>

New Partnerships Forged With Japan For Wakatū Incorporation And New Business AuOra

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 11:59 am | Wakatu Incorporation

Wakatū Incorporation is proud to announce the commencement of five new partnerships announced at two ceremonies held during April’s trade mission to Singapore and Japan. Miriana Stephens (Director, Wakatū Incorporation and Executive Director, ... More >>

Fight For Justice In Nelson Continues Against The Crown

Monday, 15 June 2020, 6:51 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

The Māori land owners of the Nelson Tenths’ Estate, led by kaumātua Rore Stafford, have lost their case in the Court of Appeal, to prevent the Crown from selling land held by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) in Nelson. The land was part ... More >>

Wakatū Inc. seeks response from the Crown in land case

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 3:10 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

Wakatū Incorporation seeks response from the Crown in long-standing land case More >>

Tohu, first Māori-owned wine company celebrates 20 years

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 12:51 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

Launched in 1998 by Wakatū Incorporation in partnership with two Māori organisations, Tohu Wines is recognised as He mātāmua taketake - the original as the first Māori-owned and operated wine label in New Zealand and the world. More >>

New mussel assets provide boost for Kono

Friday, 27 October 2017, 5:48 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

Kono, the Māori-owned top 100 New Zealand food and drinks company based at the top of the South Island, has acquired Ngāi Tahu Seafood’s greenshell mussel assets. The assets include two purpose-built marine farming vessels and associated aquaculture ... More >>

Kono CEO Rachel Taulelei awarded prestigious scholarship

Friday, 28 July 2017, 5:15 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

Rachel Taulelei (Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Rarua, Ngāti Koata), CEO of Kono, a Maori-owned, top 100 New Zealand food and drinks company, joins 13 other senior New Zealand executives and business owners as a recipient of a 2017 Prime Minister’s Business Scholarship. ... More >>

Supreme Court on Crown’s obligations to Maori landowners

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 4:55 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

Supreme Court decision on Crown’s obligations to Maori owners of customary land – Proprietors of Wakatu & Rore Stafford v Attorney-­General More >>

Wakatu takes High Court action over land claim

Thursday, 3 June 2010, 1:20 pm | Wakatu Incorporation

Wakatu Incorporation has filed a claim against the Crown on behalf of the Nelson families seeking compensation to restore the shortfall in the “Tenth Reserves”. More >>




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