Maniapoto sign Deed of Settlement with the Crown

Today marks a significant milestone between Maniapoto and the Crown; the signing of the Deed of Settlement (DOS), a process that has taken over 30 years to complete. “It has been a long journey for our people to reach the point to where we are today” says Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB) Chair, Keith Ikin. [...]

2021 Generally Elected Trustee Results Confirmed

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB) held the Triennial Election of Trustees over a four week voting period that opened on Friday 23 April and closed at 12 noon Friday 21 May 2021. The official results have now been confirmed, with six Trustees elected. It was declared that Keith Ikin, Bella Takiari-Brame, Rachael Tuwhangai, Dan [...]

Vote to change current mandate not achieved

The withdrawal process triggered by Te Whakaminenga o Rereahu (TWoR) to amend the mandate for the settlement of claims within Te Rohe Potae has failed to reach the required 75% support. This means that the existing mandate will continue with the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB). Following a series of consultative hui in 2016, Ngāti [...]

Rautaki Reo Returns

For almost five years Te Reo Irirangi o Maniapoto, also known as MFM Te Reo o te Iwi, have been the official guardian and driver of Te Rautaki Reo a Te Nehenehenui, the Ngāti Maniapoto Language Revitalisation Strategy. On Tuesday (27th April) the Rautaki Reo was formally returned to the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB). [...]

Maniapoto to initial Deed of Settlement

On Thursday 17th December, the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB) will be initialling the Maniapoto Deed of Settlement (DOS) with the Crown, to settle the historical treaty claims of Maniapoto (all inclusive within Te Nehenehenui). The initialling will be taking place in Parliament Buildings in Wellington, with the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Hon. [...]

Maniapoto appoints new Chief Executive

Chairman of the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB), Keith Ikin, has announced the appointment of Cadence Kaumoana (Ngāti Maniapoto) to the role of Chief Executive (CE) from January 2021. Cadence, who is also of Ngāti Apakura and Ngāti Mahuta descent is currently completing a Doctorate at the University of Auckland with over 20 years experience [...]

He Pānuitanga

Ki ngā whānau katoa o Te Rohe Pōtae Ki ngā rangatira, ki ngā hapū, ki ngā tāne, ki ngā wahine me ngā tamariki! Tātou, kei ngā rohe o te motu, tātou, kei ngā whenua o te Ao, kia ora huihui tātou katoa! In December 2016, the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board received the deed of mandate [...]

Kawenata Awards 2020 – Celebrating contribution and achievement

The Kawenata Awards is a prestigious event that celebrates contribution and achievement across all sectors of Te Nehenehenui. It is also the symbolic flagship of the 1904 Kawenata (Covenant) of Ngāti Maniapoto me ōna hapū maha inaugurated at the Māhoenui residence of Te Rangituataka Tākerei on Friday 1st January 1904. The awards are open to [...]

Te Kawenata Awards 2020

    The Kawenata Awards is a prestigious event that celebrates contribution and achievement across all sectors of Te Nehenehenui.  It is also the symbolic flagship of the 1904 Kawenata (Covenant) of Ngāti Maniapoto me ōna hapū maha inaugurated at the Māhoenui residence of Te Rangituataka Tākerei on Friday 1st January 1904. Eligibility The awards [...]

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