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26/07/2012: UPDATE ON NGĀTI KAHU APPLICATIONS TO WAITANGI TRIBUNAL FOR REMEDIES AND FOR URGENCY

Submitted by admin2 on Thu, 26/07/2012 - 12:29pm

26 JULY 2012: LAND CLAIM UPDATE - A heap of mahi has gone on since the last update on 13th July regarding Ngāti Kahu’s applications to the Waitangi Tribunal for remedies, including both binding and non-binding recommendations against the Crown for its breaches of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The following documents have now been filed with the Tribunal:
1. 13 July 2012: Letter from Crown law office regarding lists of properties it considers is available for remedies – http://www.docstoc.com/docs/124876053/13-July-2012---Letter-from-Crown-Law-Office-re-List-of-Properties-for-Binding-Recommendations
2. 16 July 2012: Memo of Counsel for Ngāti Tara regarding Rangiputa station and other hearing matters – http://www.docstoc.com/docs/124876056/16-July-2012---Memo-of-Counsel-for-Ngāti-Tara-re-binding-recommendations
3. 20 July 2012: Memo from Waitangi Tribunal regarding notification to 27B owners, timetabling and other hearing matters – http://www.docstoc.com/docs/124876057/20-July-2012---Memo-Directions-from-Tribunal-on-Notification-to-27B-Owners-and-Hearing-Timetable
4. 25 July 2012: Memo from Counsel for Niki Tauhara seeking to be added as an interested party to the application – http://www.docstoc.com/docs/124876396/25-July-2012---Application-from-Wai-1842-Niki-Tauhara-to-be-added-as-an-interested-party-to-the-Ngāti-Kahu-Remedies-Application

As you know Ngāti Kahu also has filed urgency applications with the Tribunal against the Crown’s deeds of settlement with Te Aupōuri, Te Rarawa and Ngāitakoto, insofar as they prejudice the interests of Ngāti Kahu. There have now been three judicial conferences since the last update and the following documents have been filed with the Tribunal:
1. 23 July 2012: Response from Ngāti Kahu to submissions from the Crown and other parties – http://www.docstoc.com/docs/124876064/23-July-2012---Response-of-Ngāti-Kahu
2. 24 July 2012: Affidavit from Pat Snedden for the Crown regarding meetings and conversations had with Eddie Durie – http://www.docstoc.com/docs/124876474/24-July-2012---Second-Affidavit-of-Patrick-Snedden

As always if you have any questions, just ask.