New Maniapoto negotiator appointed

Maniapoto, e te Iwi, a new negotiator has been appointed to join the settlement team for our Treaty of Waitangi claims. Chairman Tiwha Bell has noted  “As we announced earlier, previous negotiators, Nanaia Mahuta and Peter Douglas resigned. We called for people to put their hand up and we got a great response. As a

By | December 4th, 2017|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest|0 Comments

Te Kūiti Kaumātua Games celebrate 10 years

The Te Kūiti Kaumātua Games are held in Te Kūiti each year, have been running since 2008, and have just celebrated their 10th year earlier this month. There has always been a great turnout and this year was no different. Ten teams participated with the majority of attendees ranging between the ages of 60-80+, totalling over

By | November 27th, 2017|Featured, Latest|0 Comments

Sleeps Standing – Moetu launched alongside first NZ Wars National Commemoration Day

Iwi gathered at Mangatoatoa yesterday to celebrate the book launch of Moetu – Sleeps Standing. Written by Witi Ihimaera and translated by Hēmi Kelly (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Tahu-Ngāti Whāoa) this book provides a kaleidoscopic exploration of the battle of Ōrākau, through the eyes of  a 16 year old boy called Moetū. Moetū gives a voice

By | October 28th, 2017|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest|0 Comments

Best Friends – Making dreams a reality

For best friends Trazdyn Willison (Ngati Kinohaku, Ngati Peehi, Ngati Te Kanawa) and Nanaia Elkington (Ngati Porou, Ngati Koata), their dream of “putting their hands in as many jars as possible”, is becoming a reality. These young and inspiring entrepreneurs have embarked on an ambitious task of setting up, not one, but a number of

By | June 9th, 2017|Featured, Latest|0 Comments

He Puanga Haeata – Parihaka-Crown Reconciliation Ceremony

Parihaka and the Attorney General invite you to attend He Puanga Haeata - Parihaka Crown Reconciliation Ceremony. Te Ra: Friday 9th June Te Wa: 9am Powhiri Kei: Parihaka, Mid Parihaka Road, Pungarehu, Taranaki The ceremony programme can be found here

By | June 7th, 2017|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Kawenata To Guide The Way

Maniapoto kaumātua and other iwi members gathered together earlier in the year at Napinapi marae to reflect on the relevance today of a tribal Kawenata (Covenant) written over 100 years ago. In 1903, the aged chief Te Rangituataka Takerei called together a great gathering of Ngāti Maniapoto to contemplate their future as an iwi. They

By | May 31st, 2017|Featured, Latest|0 Comments

Te Whare o te Nehenehenui – Treaty Negotiation Workshops

  The next round of Settlement workshops will be taking place over the coming month to provide an overall update. Workshop Dates Te Rā: Kei: Te Wā: 20/05/17 Novotel Auckland Ellerslie Auckland 1-4.30pm 21/05/17 Te Rongoroa Marae Ongarue 10am 21/05/17 Te Ahoroa Te Kuiti 2pm 27/05/17 Te Runanga o Kirikiriroa Dinsdale, Hamilton 10am 27/05/17 Mokau

By | May 9th, 2017|Featured, Latest, Treaty, Treaty Claims Mandate|0 Comments

Te Ture Whenua Māori Reform

The current reform is the most significant change to Māori land law in 20 years. It is the results of six years of consultation and a long conversation since 1998. Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill is currently in the Committee of the Whole House stage in Parliament. The changes proposed in Te Ture Whenua Māori

By | May 9th, 2017|ETū Maniapoto App, Featured, Latest|0 Comments

HUI A TAU 2017

Please see below all key documents for the 2017 Maniapoto Maori Trust Board and Maniapoto Fisheries Trust Hui a Tau Maniapoto Maori Trust Board Annual Report 2015-16 Maniapoto Fisheries Trust Annual Report 2015-16 2016 Hui a Tau Minutes and Matters Arising Maniapoto Maori Trust Board Strategic Plan

By | March 16th, 2017|Featured, Hui a Iwi, Latest|0 Comments

Te Whare o te Nehenehenui Workshops

The Maniapoto Negotiation Team is holding more workshops and you are invited to attend. AGENDA - Whakatau / Karakia - Introductory presentation from negotiators - Breakout Working Groups : What would you like to see in a settlement (i.e cultural redress, aspirations for the future of Maniapoto)   Sunday 19th February 2017 Workshop 5 -

By | February 9th, 2017|Featured, Latest, Treaty Claims Mandate|0 Comments