Posts Tagged ‘Maori Land Claims’

Parihaka’s planned visitor centre will tell site’s own story

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

For decades their story has been told by others. Now the people of Parihaka have the opportunity to make sure they are the ones telling it. In June the Parihaka Papakāinga Trust was granted $14 million from the Provincial Growth Fund. It will be used to build a visitor centre and other infrastructure to cope Read more

Management of marine and coastal claims in breach of Treaty

Monday, July 6th, 2020

The Waitangi Tribunal has found the way the Crown is managing claims under the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act is in breach of the Treaty of Waitangi and prejudicially affects Māori. The legislation replaced the controversial Foreshore and Seabed Act in 2011. It allows Māori to gain legal recognition of their customary rights Read more

Auckland diocese’s JPC ask Ardern to intervene at Ihumātau

Monday, August 26th, 2019

The Justice and Peace Commission of Catholic Diocese of Auckland is asking the government to intervene in the Ihumātau land dispute. They have asked the government to purchase the disputed land. Deacon Chris Sullivan, the Ihumātao Response Team leader says the Government needs to take the land back first. “Because it was the Government back in Read more

Ihuāmatao – Are the churches listening?

Monday, July 29th, 2019

It appears that the Destiny Church has been the only church to acknowledge the wero presented by the reaction to the proposed development of Ihumātao next to the Ōtuataua Stonefields Historic Reserve in Māngere. On Saturday, Brian and Hannah Tamaki and about 100 Destiny Church supporters arrived at Ihumātao. Hannah Tamaki said she was there Read more

Church to revisit confiscation of land on which Tauranga now sits

Monday, April 30th, 2018

The Anglican Church of Aotearoa is preparing to officially admit its role in the Crown’s confiscation of land from Tauranga Maori following the Battle of Pukehinahina (Gate Pa). The Anglican Bishop of Waiapu, the Right Reverend Andrew Hedge, said the church was complicit in handing over land given in trust by Maori. He was speaking Read more

Waitangi claim on Hato Petera land

Friday, December 5th, 2014

In its report on Hato Petera College the Education Review Office said: “A Treaty of Waitangi claim against the Catholic Diocese from old boys of the school, relating to the historical Deed of Trust for the property surrounding the school, is affecting school and Diocese relationships at present.” The claim centres on the land where Read more