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Foreshore and Seabed Act Review - Report Released

Submitted by admin2 on Wed, 01/07/2009 - 3:37pm

Foreshore law failing Maori, should be scrapped: Report2:05PM Wednesday Jul 01, 2009

Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples. Photo / Mark Mitchell

A review of the controversial Foreshore and Seabed Act says it should be repealed.

The 150-page report said the law failed to recognise Maori property rights as recognised by the courts and advanced the general interests of the public at the expense of Maori.

June 2009

Submitted by admin2 on Wed, 01/07/2009 - 2:58pm

Te Runanga-a-Iwi o Ngati Kahu

Land Claims Report for June 2009

 

 

There is just one item this month:

The Crown offer in relation to shared interests and overlapping claims made to the five iwi of Te Hiku o te Ika on 11 June

Te Hiku O Te Ika Iwi Forum Counter-Proposal to Crown Settlement Offer

Submitted by admin2 on Mon, 29/06/2009 - 8:24am

UPDATE 2 - WEDNESDAY 1ST JULY 2009:

Te Hiku O Te Ika Iwi Forum Negotiators held a teleconference to discuss the results of a meeting on 30th June 2009 between the Chief Crown Negotiator (Pat Snedden) and the Forum Lawyer (Te Kani Williams, who is also a Ngati Kahu Negotiator), and the implications on the timing and agenda for the planned hui-a-iwi in July 2009. 

UPDATE 1 - MONDAY 29TH JUNE 2009:

Swine Flu Confirmed in Ngati Kahu

Submitted by admin2 on Thu, 25/06/2009 - 8:05am

On Monday 22nd May, Influenza A [H1N1], commonly known as swine flu, was confirmed in one of our Ngati Kahu whanau at Pamapuria who had recently returned from Auckland. 

Although the virus is highly contagious, the current form of it is relatively mild.   The Ministry of Health is no longer trying to contain it and advises as follows: 

BE PREPARED

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