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. [...]

Maniapoto Treaty Settlement ratified

On Monday 27th September, the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations (Minister Little) and Minister for Māori Development (Minister Jackson) advised that the Maniapoto Treaty Settlement ratification results demonstrated sufficient support from our people to enter into settlement with the Crown. “We are satisfied the ratification process was carried out in a robust manner and [...]

Media Statement – Maniapoto Treaty Settlement Ratification results confirmed

On Wednesday 25th August, the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB) received confirmation of ratification results for the Maniapoto Treaty Settlement and proposed Post Settlement Governance Entity. All whānau who whakapapa within Te Nehenehenui aged 18 and over, were asked to vote on three resolutions pertaining to their support for the Maniapoto Deed of Settlement (DOS) [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Part Three of Te Mana Whatu Āhuru Report released by Waitangi Tribunal

Today the Waitangi Tribunal released Part Three of Te Mana Whatu Āhuru: Report on Te Rohe Pōtae Claims. The report addresses all claims relating to Crown actions within the Te Rohe Potae inquiry district after the Treaty of Waitangi signing in February, 1840. The first two reports recommended that the Rangatiratanga of Te Rohe Pōtae [...]

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