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The chair of Ngati Rangitihi says confirmation of the eastern Bay of Plenty iwi's post settlement entity is a positive step forward.

Leith Comer says 27 percent of eligible members voted, with 92 percent supporting the new new Te Mana o Ngati Rangitihi PSGE and Trust Deed.

An agreement in principle has been signed, and the settlement should be signed before the end of the year.

He says there are some clear highlights in the settlement offer.

"Without a doubt it's the return of culturally significant land at Matata and Tarawera, land we've lost as a result not only because of crown action but also things like the Tarawera eruption and that reestablishes ourselves and our presence in some historically important places for Ngati Rangitihi," Mr Comer says.

Ngati Rangitihi is urging descendants so they can have a vote on the full settlement.

 

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