Ngāti Kuri signs $21m treaty settlement
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Ngāti Kuri signs $21m treaty settlement

Ngati Kuri’s signed off on a $21m settlement deed with the Crown, making it the 68th treaty settlement to date. But the significant event wasn’t celebrated by all Ngati Kuri members, as Oriini Tipene-leach explains. A 29 year journey for Ngati Kuri is at an end. 150 people squeezed into Waiora Marae, Ngataki to bear […]

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Māori split over role of Treaty in NZ Law
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Māori split over role of Treaty in NZ Law

More than 81,000 NZers, including 5500 Maori, believe the Treaty should have less of a role in NZ law. Oriini Tipene-Leach analyses the latest Vote Compass results and asks iwi leaders what society would be like without the Treaty. The founding document of our nation. An enduring controversial part of society. The Treaty of Waitangi […]

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Treaty Minister close in on iwi settlements
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Treaty Minister close in on iwi settlements

We cross live now to Wellington where our political reporter Irena smith is standing by to fill us in on other Treaty news. Irena, what’s the latest in Treaty news? Well Minister Finlayson reach a milestone last week in approving the mandate for our biggest iwi Ngapuhi that has now resulted in a backlash where […]

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Whanganui treaty settlement land groups united
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Whanganui treaty settlement land groups united

Now that the Awa Tupua Whanganui River treaty claim has been settled attention is now turning to the whenua. The Crown has recognised four settlement groups negotiating treaty claims in four different rohe within Whanganui stretching from Taumarunui to the river city. Eruera Rerekura was in Whanganui and filed this report. The most important thing […]

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What does the Treaty mean to you?
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What does the Treaty mean to you?

Well New Zealand’s sort of a beautiful society, it’s a coastal society, it’s basically a Western society, although it’s also fundamentally a pact between sort of, Māori and Pakehas as the first people here in a sense if you [inaudible] to that. That they have priority over the other people here in some constitutional sense, […]

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