Since the last update to you on 26 July regards this application, the following documents have been received or filed and can be read on the following links:
1. 20 July 2012: Tribunal sends notification letter to inform 27B property “owners” about the application and hearing dates – this also appeared as full page ads in the NZ Herald and Northern Advocate on Saturday 28 July 2012 – http://www.docstoc.com/docs/125884970/20-July-2012---Waitangi-Tribunal-N...
03 AUGUST 2012: It is the hapū who own all natural resources in their respective rohe, and it is the hapū who determine what happens to the resources in their rohe.
That includes freshwater.
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:
13/07/12: NGĀTI KAHU BRIEFS OF EVIDENCE FOR REMEDIES AGAINST THE CROWN FILED WITH THE WAITANGI TRIBUNAL
On 25th June 2012 the Tribunal directed that Ngāti Kahu were to file evidence on the following mattersby midday 13th July 2012 :
1. The prejudice Ngāti Kahu have suffered as a result of the Crown’s actions or omissions arising from any pre-1865 claim
2. Valuations in relation to the State-owned Enterprise, education institution and Crown Forest License lands, as well as the compensation provisions contained within the Crown Forests Asset Act 1989.