Kia ora koutou. Although things have been relatively quiet since closing submissions ended two weeks ago, there’s been a lot going on behind the scenes.
Te Rūnanga-A-Iwi O Ngāti Kahu – Notice of Meeting
Date: Saturday 06 October 2012
Time: 10.00 am
Host: Patu Kōraha
Venue: Kareponia Marae, SH10, Awanui
Minutes of last meeting
• Ngāti Kahu Corporate
• Ngāti Kahu Mortgage Services
• Ngāti Kahu Fisheries Ltd
• Te Rūnanga-a-Iwi O Ngāti Kahu
Following on from last week’s update (21/09/2012) we are able to update the following matters:
TE PAATU KI PĒRIA HUI: As advised by their lawyer during the Tribunal hearing last week, we understand that the claimant group from Te Paatu ki Pēria met in Auckland last Saturday 22nd September.
NGĀTI TARA HUI: The lawyer for the Ngāti Tara claimant group also advised the Tribunal that his clients would be meeting on Saturday 22ns September. We have not yet heard if that took place.
Closing submissions on Ngāti Kahu's application for binding recommendations were heard at the Environment Court in Auckland from Tuesday 18th to Wednesday 19th September. It is not possible to give a full report at this stage on the hearing. However the summary below covers proceedings and some of the key issues that arose.
TUESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2012: Ngāti Kahu lead off on the Tuesday morning and the opposing submissions started after lunch. The Crown went first, followed by two Ngāti Kahu claimants groups from within the Ngāti Kahu hapū of Ngāti Tara and Te Paatu.