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Negotiators Appointed for Mōkai Pātea Waitangi Claims Trust

Mōkai Pātea Waitangi Claims Trust (MPWCT) are pleased to announce the appointment of its principal negotiators for Mōkai Pātea Treaty settlement negotiations Che Wilson, Tracey Hiroa, Richard Steedman and Tama Potaka are the successful candidates appointed as the principal negotiators by the Trustees of MPWCT following a call for expressions of interest and nominations through […]

I tū ngā kaiwhakarite mō te Tarati Kerēme Waitangi o Mōkai Pātea

E tauāki ana te Tarati Kereme Waitangi o Mōkai Pātea (Tarati) me te ngākau mahaki i ngā kaiwhakarite matua mō te whakatau i ngā take Tiriti o Mōkai Pātea. Ko Che Wilson, ko Tracey Hiroa, ko Richard Steedman, rātou ko Tama Potaka ngā kaiwhiwhi matua i poua e te Tarati, whai muri i te tono […]

Te Runanga o Ngai Te Ohuake Hui-a-Tau 4 Dec 2021

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Te Ohuake Hui a Tau “He Tawhito te ra e tu nei, He Tai e kato ana aku waewae!”  Nau mai, Haere mai ki te Hui a Tau o Te Runanga o Ngāi Te Ohuake You are invited to attend our Hui-a-Tau to a zoom webinar When: Dec 4, 2021, 11:00 […]

Mōkai Pātea Nui Tonu takes next step towards settlement

The Mōkai Pātea Waitangi Claims Trust signed the Crown Expectations and Matters for Agreement at a ceremony held at Parliament on Monday 20 September.  Otherwise known as the ‘Terms of Negotiation’, this is a non-binding agreement setting out the ground rules for negotiation between the Crown and the four iwi of Ngāi Te Ohuake, Ngāti […]

Quarterly Hui a Rohe Friday 3 September (Webinar)

Mōkai Pātea Hui-a-Rohe  – 3 September 2021 – 6pm – 7pm Online Zoom Webinar To register follow the link  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_O-pV8fEdRqew9qVqN3E9Lw If you have any difficulty registering, please email iwi.admin@mokaipateaservices.org.nz E nga mana, e nga reo, o nga whanau, o nga hapu, o nga iwi mai o te rohe o Mōki Pātea, nau mai, haere mai. […]

CHANGE OF VENUE FOR WAITANGI TRIBUNAL HEARING WEEK 16

MPWCT, NGĀTI WHITIKAUPEKA & MOAWHANGO MARAE, NGĀTI HAUITI & RATA MARAE IMMEDIATE COMMUNICATION RELEASE 5 AUGUST 2021 KA HIWA RA! KA HIWA RA! Ngāti Whitikaupeka and Moawhango Marae have made the difficult decision to hand over the hosting of Hearing Week 16 on 10 to 12 August to whanaunga Ngāti Hauiti and Rata Marae.  Due […]

Update on adjournment of Hearing Week 16 Waitangi Tribunal Taihape District Inquiry, Moawhango

Tena koutou nga whanau whanui o Mokai Patea. Following up on the adjournment of hearing 16 until 10 to 12 August 2021. On 27 May 2021, the Waitangi Tribunal Registrar was directed to advise parties to the Taihape: Rangitīkei ki Rangipō District Inquiry that hearing 16 scheduled for 9 to 11 June 2021, to be […]

Mōkai Pātea mandate first step on hīkoi to Tiriti settlement

The Mōkai Pātea Waitangi Claims Trust welcomes the Crown’s recognition of its mandate, the critical first formal step towards Tiriti settlement, and warmly thanks the whanau, hapū and iwi of the Mōkai Pātea rohe who have supported and enabled this mahi to date. “The Mōkai Pātea Waitangi Claims Trust thanks the iwi Rūnanga and people […]

Te whakaaetanga mana kōkiri o Mōkai Pātea te mahi tuatahi ki te whakatau i ngā nawe mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Ko tā te Tarati Kerēme o Mōkai Pātea (Mōkai Pātea Waitangi Claims Trust) he ngakaunui ki te whakatau o te Karauna ki tōna whakaaetanga mana kōkiri, ko tēnei te mahi tuatahi ki te whakatau i ngā nawe mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, ka mihi rātou ki ngā whānau, ki ngā hapū, ki ngā iwi […]

70% Maori retained land in the Taihape Inquiry district is landlocked

From the Crown’s first part of their closing submission on Landlocked Lands, during Hearing Week 14 at Rata in January 2021. A sobering statistic to remember when talking to others about what is unique, for us in Mōkai Pātea and the Taihape Rangitikei Waitangi Tribunal Inquiry District. “Māori retain approximately 14% of the land within […]