Last month the Tribunal ruled that it had jurisdiction to hear Ngāti Kahu's application for binding recommendations against the Crown (i.e. order the Crown to return SoE and Crown forest lands plus compensation to Ngāti Kahu). It also asked Ngāti Kahu to make submissions on what criteria and principles it should take into account when hearing that application. Ngāti Kahu filed its memo on 4th May.
Below are the memos filed in response from the Crown, Te Aupōuri and Te Rarawa. Also attached is a memo from Counsel for Ngāti Tara hapū seeking Rangiputa station for Ngāti Tara only. Ngāti Kahu now has until Friday 25th May to respond to these opposing parties: