Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB) is seeking a mandate to represent Maniapoto in negotiations with the Crown for the comprehensive settlement of all the historical claims of Maniapoto. The Office of Treaty Settlements is running a submissions process in parallel with the mandate process set out above.

Following consideration of submissions and the mandate vote, the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations and Minister for Māori Development will decide whether to recognise that a mandate has been conferred.

The Office of Treaty Settlements (OTS) invites submissions, views or inquiries on the mandate proposal as set out in the mandate strategy submitted by MMTB.

You can find the strategy under ‘Supporting documents’ below.

Submissions must be sent to:

Manager

Settlement Development Team

Office of Treaty Settlements

SX 10111

Wellington

or by email: OTS_subs@justice.govt.nz

They must be received by 28 October 2016.

All correspondence will be subject to the Official Information Act 1982 and shared with MMTB.

MMTB’s mandate strategy sets out the mandate proposal including: the claimant and claim definitions (including ancestors, hapū, marae and Wai claims) of the proposed mandate, MMTB’s representative structure and MMTB’s process for seeking a mandate.

The mandate sought is to negotiate all of the historical claims of Maniapoto, whether registered or unregistered, relating to Crown actions and omissions that occurred prior to 21 September 1992.

This will include Wai numbers: 37, 48, 50, 74, 329, 399, 424, 440, 446, 457, 472, 478,. 483, 529, 535, 551, 556, 577, 586, 587, 616, 630, 651, 656, 691, 729, 753, 762, 788, 800, 845, 846, 847, 849, 868, 870, 928, 933, 948, 986, 987, 991, 993, 1004, 1015, 1016, 1031, 1054, 1058, 1059, 1094, 1095, 1098, 1099, 1100, 1115, 1132, 1133, 1136, 1137, 1138, 1139, 1190, 1230, 1255, 1309, 1352, 1360, 1361, 1376, 1377, 1386, 1387, 1389, 1396, 1409,  1435, 1437, 1439, 1450, 1455, 1469, 1480, 1481, 1496, 1497, 1498, 1499, 1500, 1504, 1523, 1584, 1585, 1586, 1593, 1595, 1597,  1598,1599, 1606, 1608, 1612, 1704, 1747, 1759, 1760, 1761, 1762, 1765, 1768, 1770, 1771,  1798, 1803, 1805, 1806, 1812, 1818, 1819, 1820, 1823, 1824, 1834, 1894, 1898, 1908, 1926, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2068, 2070, 2074, 2075, 2084, 2085, 2086, 2087, 2088, 2090, 2101, 2102, 2103, 2117, 2120, 2121, 2127, 2128, 2129, 2130, 2131, 2132, 2133, 2135, 2136, 2168, 2238, 2271, 2274, 2291, 2304, 2312, 2313, 2314, 2335, 2349

 

View Mandate Strategy HERE

View Appendices HERE