Pānui Pāpāho / Media Releases

3rd March 2009
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Forging Futures – 10 Years Post Settlement

3 March 2009 A new era in the relationship between Ngāi Tahu and the Crown was the focus of a reception hosted by the Hon Dr Pita Sharples, Minister of Maori Affairs, in association with Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu at Parliament today. Ten years on from the Ngāi Tahu Settlement, Kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon met…

11th February 2009
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Ngāi Tahu congratulates the iwi of Te Tau Ihu

Wednesday Feb 11, 2009 Ngāi Tahu congratulates the iwi of Te Tau Ihu and the government for reaching an historical point in the resolution of South Island treaty claims. “We congratulate all those who have invested in the Treaty settlement process in order for both sides to reach this historical point,” says Mark Solomon, Kaiwhakahaere…

3rd February 2009
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Waitangi Day Commemorations

Awarua Rūnanga will host Ngāi Tahu Treaty of Waitangi Day Commemorations at Te Rau Aroha Marae, at Awarua (Bluff), on Friday, February 6. Te Rau Aroha Marae is close to Ruapuke Island in Foveaux Strait where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840. Ruapuke Island is one of three locations in the South Island…

24th October 2007
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Pounamu Decision

UPDATED: Media Release 22 October 2009 Appeal Court Upholds Iwi Right to Protect and Manage Treasured Resource Court of Appeal – Judgement of the Court – 22 October 2009 [PDF 1MB] 24 October 2007 Pounamu Verdict Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is satisfied with the outcome of the trial of David and Morgan Saxton on…