max
°
min
°
Location:
COLOR-Waatea logo 2016-final

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am
Ed Sheeran

Bill passed for Wairoa settlement

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

What’s the sixth-largest treaty settlement to date has now been concluded, with parliament yesterday hearing the third reading of Te Rohe o Te Wairoa legislation.

Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little says the $100 million in financial and commercial redress will open up new opportunities for the iwi and hapu and the Wairoa region.

He says breaches of the treaty had a significant, cumulative and detrimental impact upon the well-being of the iwi and hapu of the northern Hawke's Bay, with crown policies significantly contributing to the migration of many of their members.

Those remaining in the rohe experienced socio-economic disadvantage.

The settlement also includes relationship agreements with government agencies and councils which provide opportunities for iwi and hapu to contribute to and influence decision-making on issues that are significant to them.

Copyright © 2018, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com

MUMA2

matariki x
E-Tangata-11082019
LETSLEARN-86
 
Tracey Martin finally talks the talk & why Kelvin Davis must not resign from Corrections
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Two major events occurred last week that require comment.
Ihumātao | He Raupatu Tuarua | A Second Confiscation
Dr Rawiri Taonui; This column investigates how the proposed Fletcher Residential development at Ihumātao, the National government’s Special Housing Area policy and the preoccupation of the Auckland Council, the courts and statutory bodies on preserving Māori culture as an icon of the past rather than restoring the living relationship between Māori and their whenua constitutes a second confiscation
TVNZ Journalist blames Māori, not Oranga Tamariki.
OPINION - Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: TVNZ Journalist Jehan Casinader, has written a remarkably shallow evaluation of the corrosive Orange Tamariki child uplift programme and has bewilderingly concluded the problem is Māori, not the policy.
0
TMP2
           

Submit

Glossary

 

Subscribe

Enter your email address to receive regular updates from Waatea News.
  • fb

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am