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13th May 2009
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Momentum Needed Following UN Report

13 May 2009 Ngāi Tahu says the Crown is building momentum in the area of human rights and should not shy from its responsibility to address new UN recommendations. This Week the UN Human Rights Council released recommendations for New Zealand. Thirty-six countries raised questions and made recommendations in what is a UN peer-review process…

30th April 2009
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Buff Weka post release results

30 April 2009 Ngāi Tahu has been upset to find that a cat has got to a small population of buff weka recently transferred to Stevenson’s Peninsula. Four of the six birds that had transmitters have been found dead, from cat and possibly mustelid attacks. The other two bird’s signals have gone out of range….

5th March 2009
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Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu announces new Commercial Users Permit for Te Waihora

5 March 2009 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has introduced a permit system for commercial activities on Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere. The decision, supported by the Department of Conservation (DoC), has been made after extensive consultation with commercial fishing operators who use the Te Waihora lakebed. “The welfare of Te Waihora has been of…

4th March 2009
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Ngāi Tahu Holdings Group – Media Statement

4 March 2009 Excerpts from an internal communication between two employees of the Office of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu relating to Ngāi Tahu Holdings Group have been quoted in the media recently. The Office of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu is a separate organisation from Ngāi Tahu Holdings Group. The Ngāi Tahu Holdings Group…

4th March 2009
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Foreshore and Seabed Review Welcomed

4 March 2009 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu congratulates Hana O’Regan (Ngāi Tahu) for her selection as one of the ministerial panel to review the Foreshore and Seabed Act and welcomes the announcement that the terms of reference have been reached. Hana O’Regan, Dean of Te Puna Wanaka at the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology,…

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…