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  1. Tribunal releases Hauraki Settlement overlapping claims inquiry report

    The Waitangi Tribunal today released the Hauraki Settlement overlapping claims inquiry report in pre-publication format. The report addresses four claims.The Tribunal has found the Crown acted inconsistently with the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi by failing to undertake a sufficient overlapping claims process concerning redress offered to Hauraki iwi...

  2. The Waitangi Tribunal releases its Horowhenua: the Muaūpoko Priority Report

    The Waitangi Tribunal today released its Horowhenua: the Muaūpoko Priority Report, in which it upheld a number of claims that the Crown breached the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.The report concerns 30 claims relating to Muaūpoko, an iwi of the lower North Island. The claims of Muaūpoko focused on...

  3. Waitangi Tribunal launches new inquiry into Health Services and Outcomes

    On 30 November 2016, the Waitangi Tribunal Chairperson, Chief Judge Wilson Isaac, commenced the Health Services and Outcomes Inquiry (Wai 2575). This inquiry is part of the Waitangi Tribunal's kaupapa (thematic) inquiry programme and will hear all outstanding claims with grievances relating to health services and outcomes and which are...

  4. Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    Two new appointments to the Waitangi Tribunal

    Two people have been appointed as members of the Waitangi Tribunal this month: Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou) and Dr Thomas Roa (Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato Tainui).‘The new appointments are an important recognition of the types of skills and capabilities needed for Tribunal panels,’ says Grace Smit, Director,...

  5. Final filing date set for seeking to participate in the Wai 2500 inquiry

    Inquiry under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 concerning Military Veterans Claims (Wai 2500)NOTICE is hereby given that the Waitangi Tribunal has set a final filing date for the filing of new claims and amended claims seeking to participate in Wai 2500 – Military Veterans Kaupapa Inquiry.Date: Friday 23 September...

  6. TPPA Treaty clause not a breach, Tribunal says

    The Treaty of Waitangi clause in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) should provide a reasonable degree of protection to Māori interests, the Waitangi Tribunal has found.The Tribunal’s Report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, released today, focuses on a clause in the TPPA which allows the Crown to take measures it...