One of the issues is the Crown has persistently insisted it will only negotiate a single commercial settlement for the entire iwi because of the risk of overlapping claims. As well as the healing that comes with giving voice to the wrongs, the report is used to quantify loss, and forms the basis of negotiations for cultural and commercial redress. President Toroama’s statement was in response to landowner group Panguna Tangkuúrang Chiefs’ claims that they’d approved Caballus Mining to operate the mine. The board will set the fund's kaupapa and investment strategy then the fund will make investment decisions itself and will operate at "Tupu Tonu" (which roughly translates to "prosperity and perpetuity"). Dissatisfied with the media’s preoccupation with the rūnanga leadership, she writes here about the real work and healing that has been, and is still to be, done. Chief Crown Negotiator for Ngāpuhi and chair of the New Zealand Transport Agency, Sir Brian Roche, will chair the fund and a board will oversee the fund. The fund can invest in a wide variety of New Zealand assets - including land-based businesses and standard financial assets to grow the fund. You'll then be asked to choose a password so you Citizen, business, and visitor information sections, plus city government information. A banner hangs on the wall at the hearings for Te Paparahi o Te Raki, also known as the Northland Inquiry in Waitangi, October 2017. Owners of Māori land have a right to develop their land and take advantage of opportunities to develop their land. "The fund sends a clear signal of our intention to seek to meet the aspirations of ngā hapÅ« o Ngāpuhi for redress for their people and their rohe when they are ready," said Little. The Treaty settlement process is kind of like a two-pronged fork – the Waitangi Tribunal hears the claims regarding historic loss, and may also commission new research (funded through the Crown Forestry Rental Trust) and draw on expert witnesses. The founding ancestor of Ngāpuhi is Rāhiri, the son of Tauramoko and Te Hauangiangi. The Tribunal, in Te Paparahi o te Raki inquiry (Wai 1040), [16] is considering the Māori and Crown understandings of He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga / The Declaration of Independence 1835 and Te Tiriti o Waitangi / the Treaty of Waitangi 1840. Photo: Leonie Hayden. After the hearings process is concluded, this is written into a comprehensive report, and the Tribunal makes a series of non-binding recommendations to the Crown. It also sent a "clear signal of our intention" to endeavour to meet the redress. We’ll continue to mahitahi, to work together, and to protect our whanaungatanga even in the face of divisive action by the Crown. Ko ngā paatu ko Ngāti Whātua, Te Rārawa, Te Aupouri, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāpuhi ki roto. Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis said today's decision was a crucial one for the future of Ngāpuhi. There’s a healing in reclaiming our reo, even as I stumble over the words. If you’d like to log in you’ll need to set up a new members account. The Ministers today said they have recognized the mandate of TÅ«horonuku to negotiate as an independent mandated authority for the settlement of the claims of the country’s largest iwi, Ngāpuhi. The promises of the treaty were one thing; the reality of colonisation was quite another, especially when it came to land. Ātea coverage is made with support from Creative New Zealand. Members account. Waikato iwi Ngāti Hinerangi have agreed to gift land back to Tauranga Moana and enter into a shared governance arrangement over other land. The Spinoff Weekly compiles the best stories of the week – an essential guide to modern life in New Zealand, emailed out on Monday evenings. National MP Shane Reti said today he was disappointed his party's leader was not allowed to speak during the Parliamentary pōwhiri in Waitangi. I’ll be the first to confess that it took me a long time to understand the Treaty of Waitangi settlements process. After 1865 over 201,000 hectares of Ngāpuhi land went through the Native Land Court. This would extinguish our claims with regard to our landmark stage one finding – that Ngāpuhi hapū did not cede sovereignty – a finding which the Crown has refused to engage with in any meaningful way. We’ll continue to mahitahi, to work together, and to protect our whanaungatanga even in the face of divisive action by the Crown. A complaint must first be directed in writing, within one month of publication, to info@thespinoff.co.nz. Your support ID is: 9808675680154065355. The co-leaders of the hapÅ« alliance, Pita Tipene and Rudy Taylor, have worked together for years on hapÅ« land claims with the Waitangi Tribunal process. Every stone I turned, revealed another painful truth lurking beneath it. Little said the fund would give the Crown more options to put on the table and ensure ngā hapÅ« o Ngāpuhi didn't miss investment opportunities while they work through negotiations. Ngāpuhi protesters occupying private land in the Bay of Islands town of Opua say they're prepared to stand in front of bulldozers to stop a housing development. 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