Wellington photographer Paul Fisher documented the deed initialling at Te Papa. Please click on the image to see the full gallery of 116 images.
Negotiations are getting close to a Deed of Settlement of the historical Treaty claims of Rongowhakaata including Nga Uri o Te Kooti Rikirangi.
Rongowhakaata will soon be asked to vote in a postal ballot on the settlement and Post Settlement Governance Entity arrangements to receive the settlement redress.
If you are a member of Rongowhakaata, please make sure that you and all of your whanau (including those overseas) are registered so that we can contact you.
Click here to see the latest Rongowhakaata Claims Committee/Negotiators Claims Panui and Update – June 2011
Rongowhakaata Hui A Iwi commencing at 9.30am
Rongowhakaata Special General Meeting commencing at 11am
Sunday, 28 August 2011
at Te Kuri a Tuatai Marae, Lytton Road, GISBORNE
The Rongowhakaata Charitable Trust (“RCT”) unanimously agreed on 29 July 2011 that a Special General Meeting (“SGM”) will be held on 28 August 2011 to formally approve the
changes to the RCT constitution as agreed by Rongowhakaata on 25 June 2011. This was publicly notified at the Rongowhakaata Hui a Iwi held on 30 July 2011.
The SGM will be preceded by the monthly Hui a Iwi where the Rongowhakaata Settlement Trust, as approved on 30 July 2011, will be formally approved together with the proposed
Strategic Business Plan for Turanga Group Holdings.
Copies of all documentation for the Rongowhakaata Hui a Iwi and RCT SGM will be available from the RCT Office, Manutuke, from 21 August 2011. For any queries,
please contact the Rongowhakaata Lead Negotiator (Willie Te Aho) through firstname.lastname@example.org or 021768462.
Rongowhakaata Charitable Trust
Rongowhakaata Charitable Trust
Saturday, 30 July 2011
Whakato Marae, Whakato Road, MANUTUKE
Commencing at 10.00am.
Please note that the venue has changed to Whakato Marae
1. Karakia / Mihi
3. Treaty Claims Update
4. Previous Minutes – Hui a Iwi 25.6.11
5. Financial Report
6. Rongowhakaata Charitable Trust Update
7. General Business
Click here to see the latest Rongowhakaata Claims Committee/Negotiators Claims Panui and Update – May 2011
From the Matatini to Turanga FM recording studio, kia mau te wehi o Rongowhakaata whanui, Phillip Tarawa (Raewyn Edwards mokopuna) and Hukanui Brown (son of Whata and mokopuna of Aunty Maude) have provided our Iwi with a classy jingle for radio, which celebrates who we are and encourages whanau to connect with our website – tino ataahua tenei taonga – thank you Phil me Huka – beautiful talented Rangatahi who love their Whanau, Iwi and Manutuke, very humbling their awhi and aroha.
Nga tini nga whetu – we are blessed with beautiful stars whanau
Click here to listen: Rongowhakaata Trust Song Jingle
As we all know Rythym and Vines fever hits Turanga with a vengence for a week over the new year period, what many of us don’t realise is that Te Kuri a Tuatai Marae Whanau have a contract with the R&V team and for the last 3 years have provided a camp site for approximately 7,000 people to date. This year Te Kuri efforts hit 3,500 people catered for at the Marae, with a working team of 44 whanau covering all aspects of manaakitanga, apart from the cooking, (watch this space) with no issues, just happy people. Big steps for the Marae whanau in meeting the overall objective ‘Marae development’ check the photo’s on their page and ka nui te mihi ki te Te Kuri a Tuatai mo tena ‘skills ; organisation / event management
Rongowhakaata Settlement – we need your support…Your views are really important in shaping the new Rongowhakaata entity for our iwi settlements – please provide your feedback here.
This information goes to our PSGE post settlement governance group (whanau specialists committed to making this work for our iwi – mahi aroha) – all feedback will be posted generically by the end of Jan, with Wanaanga scheduled for Waitangi Day, 4th Feb 2011, Manutuke.
Ka nui te mihi kia koutou – kei te maumamahara matou kia Uncle Darcy ma ko tenei kaupapa
Ko tenei korero e pā ana ki te pukapuka rongonui nei, ara Nga Tama Toa: The Price of Citizenship.
Kei te whakamāoritia nga korero, ā, ko Te Runanga o Ngati Porou kei te whakahaere i te kaupapa nei, i raro ano o te mana i tukua mai e nga morehu o C Company o Nga Taonga a Nga Tama Toa Trust.
Ko te reo ake o nga iwi o Te Tairawhiti te reo e whaia ana. Kei te rekoatatia nga korero, ā, kei te whakaahuatia hoki nga wānanga nei i te paetukutuku. Ka whakamāoritia nga korero kua putu ki roto i te pukapuka nei, kia mau tonu ai te ia me te mita o nga reo o nga iwi o C Company, hei taonga tuku iho ma nga uri whakatipu. Ko te reo, ko nga reo ake o Te Whanau a Apanui, Ngai Tai, Rongowhakaata, Te Aitanga a Mahaki, Ngai Tamanuhiri me Ngati Porou.
I whakaarohia me whakahaere nga korero kua whakamaoritia hei kura wananga, ā, hei wenei wānanga ka puta nga uiui me nga whakautu mo nga take e pa ana ki nga whakamāori kua oti. He painga ka puta i nga wānanga nei mo nga tauira o Te Tairawhiti whanui e hiahia ana ki te ako me te pupuri i te reo ake o konei hei taonga mo ake tonu.
No Rongowhakaata te karanga kia huiNga Tama T hei te tau hou ki roto tonu o Manutuke. Ko Papa Lewis Moeau kua whakamaori i a Chapter 7 Wiriwiri Kau ana: Crete coming of age.
A te: Taite 27 o Hanuere 2010
11am – 2pm
Ki: Manutuke Marae
Na reira nau mai haere mai! Mo wetahi atu whakamarama, whakapa atu ki a Sarah Pohatu ki 06 8679960, ki runga imera rānei ki email@example.com