Posts Tagged ‘Waitangi Tribunal’

Māori homelessness a Crown-Treaty failure

Monday, May 22nd, 2023
Māori homelessness

Ignoring Māori homelessness and failing to implement effective Māori housing policies is a Crown breach of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, says the Waitangi Tribunal. The Tribunal says the first stage of its inquiry into the Crown’s housing policy and services from 2009 to 2021 is now complete. It found the Crown’s actions breached Te Tiriti 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

Watershed report on Māori health highlights racism

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

A watershed Waitangi Tribunal report backs claims the system is racist, finding the Crown has breached the Treaty in failing to give Māori control over a primary health system that works for them. The report says the system is racist, Māori health is a humanitarian crisis, the government has failed Māori, and it should apologise. Read more

Hato Petera College – Waitangi Tribunal submission questions land use

Thursday, June 29th, 2017
hato petera

The Waitangi Tribunal has been told that if a Crown land grant had been used as it was intended Hato Petera College would not be facing closure. Hato Petera College stands on a portion of the of the Crown Grant of 376 acres given to the Catholic Church in Auckland’s North Shore in 1850 for 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

NZ anthem spiritual mumbo-jumbo

Friday, September 14th, 2012

HA, what a laugh! Maori singing songs to rivers and claiming they have a special right to water and wind. Let’s charge them every time there is a flood. How about those Muslim women? Won’t let men see them out of veil. Take them to the Human Rights Commission! As a non-believer, I don’t have Read more