Posts Tagged ‘Maori Land’

Cross on Mt Roskill removed

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

The new Māori authority that looks after Auckland’s volcanic cones is working with church leaders and a local board about the future of a cross on the summit of Puketāpapa-Mount Roskill. The cross has been removed leaving a stark pole. The cross has traditionally been erected and illuminated on the summit of Puketapapa-Mt Roskill for short Read more

Newman Hall development in doubt – site significant to Maori

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

The Auckland Catholic diocese has developed concept plans for a 10,000 square metre high-rise office building and car parking on property behind Newman Hall. The property is also home to a freshwater spring that was essential to life at two local pā and their surrounding gardens. Called Wai Ariki, or chiefly waters, the spring has Read more

Disputed church land to be returned to Maori

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Last Wednesday Parliament was due to amend a century-old trust deed of a trust that was set up to assist in the conversion of Maori to Christianity. The amendment will allow the return of land in central Tauranga to the local hapu. The land is owned by The New Zealand Mission Trust, a remnant of Read more

Caritas Supports retention of Section 9 of the State Owned Enterprises Act

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has made a submission to the Consultation with Maori  about the Mixed Ownership Model being proposed by the Government. Caritas supports the retention of Section 9 of the State Owned Enterprises Act 1986 as it relates to the new legislation being proposed under the Public Finance Act and believes insufficient time has been allowed for meaningful consultation. The Read more

Hastings Council to buy Waimarama Domain from Church

Friday, May 13th, 2011

Hastings District Council and the Society of Mary have concluded negotiations regarding the purchase of the Society’s six hectares of land for Waimarama Domain. This purchase will ensure public access to the land, forever. The “agreement to purchase” follows negotiations between the Society and descendants of the original land owners. Representatives of the descendants included Jacqui Read more