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The Taihape District Inquiry
Wai 2180 – Taihape: Rangitīkei ki Rangipō
The Waitangi Tribunal is inquiring into 30 Treaty claims in the Taihape area (also known as Inland Pātea or Mōkai Pātea). more>>>
The Tribunal has received Treaty claims made on behalf of the iwi, hapū and whānau of Mōkai Pātea: Ngāti Hauiti, Ngāti Tamakōpiri, Ngāti Whitikaupeka, Ngāi Te Ohuake, Ngāti Paki and Ngāti Hinemanu.
The Tribunal has also received Treaty claims made on behalf of other iwi, hapū and whānau associated with the general area. These include: Ngāi Te Upokoiri and Ngāti Hinemanu, Ngāti Apa, Ngāti Rangi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Waewae and Ngāti Pikiahu.
The Taihape inquiry district lies west of the Ruahine and Kaweka Ranges and south of the Kaimanawa mountains. Hunterville, Taihape and Waiouru are the main towns in the area. The upper Rangitīkei River lies at the heart of the inquiry district. more>>>
Judge Layne Harvey is the Presiding Officer for this inquiry. He replaced former Presiding Officer Chief Judge Wilson Isaac in December 2012. Professor Pou Temara was appointed to the inquiry panel in August 2010, and Dr Angela Ballara was appointed in November 2012. Further appointments will follow at a later date. more>>>
The Taihape inquiry is currently in the first stages of preparing for hearings. Inquiry boundaries and a single-stage comprehensive inquiry process have been confirmed. A research programme has been approved and is currently in the process of being carried out. more>>>
Questions or queries? Let us know your pātai here. Be sure to include your contact details and that your query concerns the Taihape inquiry (WAI 2180).
Last modified: March 21, 2013