Update on Treaty Negotiations


 

 

Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations

Associated Ministers
Christopher Finlayson – Minister

20 July, 2011

Deed of Settlement initialled with Rongowhakaata in historic whare
The Crown today initialled a Deed of Settlement for all historical Treaty claims with Rongowhakaata, one of the three Turanga iwi, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced. Initialling signals the end of substantive negotiations.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


18 June, 2011

Agreements in Principle signed with Ng?ti Rangiwewehi and Tapuika
The Crown signed agreements in principle towards settling historical Treaty grievances with Ng?ti Rangiwewehi and Tapuika in Wellington today, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


18 June, 2011

Ng?ti R?hua-Ng?ti Wai ki Aotea Agreement in Principle
The Crown and Ng?ti R?hua-Ng?ti Wai ki Aotea (Ng?ti R?hua) have signed an Agreement in Principle to settle all outstanding historical Treaty of Waitangi claims, announced Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Christopher Finlayson today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Pita Sharples
Maori Affairs
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


29 May, 2011

Minister committed to settling Far North Treaty claims
The government is committed to reaching just and durable settlements for historical wrongs with the five iwi of the far North, Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson said today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


21 May, 2011

Deed of Settlement signed with Ng?ti Manuhiri
The Crown today signed a Deed of Settlement for all historical Treaty claims with Ng?ti Manuhiri, Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


17 May, 2011

Three Treaty settlement bills pass first reading
Three bills, which will give effect to just and durable historical Treaty settlements for Ng?ti Porou, Ng?ti P?hauwera and Ngati Maniapoto’s interests in the Waipa River, passed their first reading in the House of Representatives today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


2 April, 2011

Deed of Settlement signed with Ng?ti M?kino
The Crown and Ng?ti M?kino have signed a Deed of Settlement to settle Ng?ti M?kino’s historical Treaty of Waitangi claims, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


22 December, 2010

Ng?ti Porou Deed of Settlement signed
The Crown and Ng?ti Porou have signed a Deed of Settlement for the settlement of all Ng?ti Porou’s historical Treaty of Waitangi claims, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


9 December, 2010

Ng?ti Apa (North Island) Claims Settlement Act passes
Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson welcomed the passage of the Ng?ti Apa (North Island) Claims Settlement Act by Parliament this afternoon.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


16 November, 2010

Occupation will not advance Treaty claims
Land occupations will not help members of Ngati Kahu achieve settlements of historical Treaty grievances, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson said today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


29 October, 2010

Ng?ti Apa ki te Ra T? Deed Of Settlement signed
The Crown and Ng?ti Apa ki te Ra T? have signed the second Deed of Settlement to be completed in the northern South Island (Te Tau Ihu) this year, Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


23 October, 2010

Ng?ti Kuia deed of settlement signed
The Crown and Ng?ti Kuia have signed the first Deed of Settlement in the South Island since 1997, Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


21 October, 2010

Te Kokiri Ngatahi – Opening Address
It is good to see you all again as we continue our dialogue on Treaty settlements and how we can complete them to our mutual satisfaction.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


21 October, 2010

Te K?kiri Ng?tahi demonstrates commitment to settlement progress
Today’s successful second annual K?kiri Ng?tahi hui on progressing the settlement of Treaty of Waitangi claims re-affirms the commitment by M?ori and the Crown to the completion of the historical settlement process, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson said.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations



21 October, 2010

Ngati Tuwharetoa, Raukawa and Te Arawa River Iwi Waikato River Act passed
Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson welcomed the enactment of the Ngati Tuwharetoa, Raukawa and Te Arawa River Iwi Waikato River Act, which was passed by Parliament today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


20 October, 2010

Crown suspends negotiations with Tainui Taranaki
The Crown has suspended negotiations with Tainui Taranaki ki te Tonga because of legal proceedings brought by the Wakatu Incorporation, which is a party to the negotiations. Wakatu Incorporation is seeking remedies through the courts that would duplicate the redress being negotiated by Tainui Taranaki.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


1 October, 2010

Hauraki Collective framework agreement signed
The Crown today signed a framework agreement for negotiations towards settling shared historical Treaty claims in the Hauraki/Coromandel region, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


20 August, 2010

Crown initials deed of settlement with Ng?ti Kuia
The Crown and Ng?ti Kuia have initialled a Deed of Settlement for historical Treaty claims, Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


30 July, 2010

Terms of negotiation signed with Ng?i Te Rangi
The Crown signed terms of negotiation with Te R?nanga o Ng?i Te Rangi Iwi Trust in Tauranga today in a further step towards settling all historical Treaty claims in Tauranga Moana, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


23 July, 2010

2010 Te Kokiri Ngatahi Treaty settlement hui announced
The Crown and claimant iwi will continue to discuss improving the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process at this year’s Te Kokiri Ngatahi conference on September 23 in Wellington, Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


21 June, 2010

Terms of Negotiation signed with Ng?ti Korok? Kahukura and Ng?ti Hau?
The Crown signed Terms of Negotiation with Ng?ti Korok? Kahukura and Ng?ti Hau? at P?hara marae near P?t?ruru yesterday in a further step towards settling historical Treaty claims in the Waikato region, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


20 May, 2010

Extra funding to reach Treaty settlement goal
Budget 2010 provides an extra $6.5 million over the next three years to achieve the Government’s goal of settling all historical Treaty of Waitangi claims by 2014.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


6 May, 2010

Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Bill – Third Reading Speech
I acknowledge and welcome the presence in the House of Kiingi Tuheitia and the distinguished kaumatua and kuia and the presence within the parliament buildings of many representatives of Waikato-Tainui. Tena koutou katoa.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


6 May, 2010

Waikato River Settlement Act passed
Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson welcomed the Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act, which was passed by Parliament today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


22 April, 2010

Waitangi Treaty grounds claim is “nonsense”
Reports that the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People could be used to support claims for the return of privately or trust-held land such as the Waitangi Treaty Grounds are nonsense, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson said today.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


19 April, 2010

Statement on Treaty negotiations with Ngai Tuhoe
At no point in the negotiations have Ngai Tuhoe asked for any form of separatism from New Zealand or an independent Tuhoe state. Those issues are simply not part of any negotiation the Crown is undertaking.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


17 March, 2010

Terms of Negotiation signed with Te Atiawa and Taranaki iwi
The 150th anniversary of the start of the Taranaki land wars was marked today by signing of Terms of Negotiation with two of the iwi of Taranaki, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced.

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Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


16 January, 2010

Te Hiku Forum iwi sign Agreement in Principle
The Crown and Te Hiku Forum, a group of Far North iwi, today signed an Agreement in Principle at Roma Marae by Ahipara towards settling historical Treaty of Waitangi claims in the area, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced.

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Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations


 

 

22 December, 2009

Ng?ti Wh?tua o Kaipara and Ng?ti Manuhiri agreements in principle signed
The Crown will sign separate Agreements in Principle with Ng?ti Wh?tua o Kaipara and Ng?ti Manuhiri in Auckland today, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced.

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Christopher Finlayson
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations

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