Ngāi Tahu Deed of Settlement


Post Settlement – the journey so far

Te Kerēme – The Ngāi Tahu Claim – was lodged with the Waitangi Tribunal in 1986, and in the ensuing years of negotiations with the Crown the iwi began to mobilise in preparation for the long-awaited settlement. The passing of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Act 1996 established Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu to protect and advance the collective interests of the iwi.

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Te Kerēme – a reflection

Twenty years ago we gathered at Takahanga Marae, Kaikōura, to execute the Ngāi Tahu Deed of Settlement with the Crown. It was only after weathering another storm-tossed year of litigation and political stress, both internal and external, that the agreement was finally passed into law by Parliament – that year was to be another story in its own right. It was the Deed of Settlement, though, that marked the turning point in the several histories that comprise the seven-generation story of the Ngāi Tahu Claims – Te Kerēme o Ngāi Tahu.

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23rd
November
2012

Relativity decision from – Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has made the decision to uplift the approximately $68.5 million of redress which the Crown has acknowledged it owes to Ngāi Tahu under the Relativity Mechanism in the Ngāi Tahu Deed of Settlement. The relativity mechanism ensures that the value of the Ngāi Tahu Settlement maintains its relative value against…