Mai Maketu Newsletter Feb 17

Updates on what is going on in our Maketu community!  A lot of activity at the school, marae, and coast with the Runanga o Ngati Whakaue AGM coming up on 18 Feb, 10:30-12:30 at Whakaue Marae, hauora kaupapa as well as Wananga kaupapa. Tirohia

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Proposal to enter St Faiths Anglican Church on the NZ Heritage List as Wahi Tupuna

Correspondence has been received from the Heritage NZ Pouhere Tonga office advising that the Maori Heritage Council are considering a proposal to enter St Faiths Anglican Church on the NZ Heritage List as a wahi tupuna. A notice will go into the Rotorua Daily Post on Wednesday 11 January 2017, requesting submissions on the proposal requesting letters for / or against the proposal through to 10 Feb 2017.

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Te Komiti Nui – A New Approach

Tena tatau Ngati Whakaue. You may be aware by now that Ngati Whakaue is no longer on the active work programme to negotiate the settlement its extant historical Treaty of Waitangi claims.  The ‘pause’ in negotiations followed a special general meeting in September, where Ngati Whakaue voted to reject the Crowns position for settlement with Ngati Whakaue.  You will see from the 2016 AGM summaries [click here] where Iwi attendees directed Te Komiti Nui to keep lines of communications open and resume negotiations with the Crown as well as explore all options to advance Ngati Whakaue’s extant historical Treaty of Waitangi claims to a conclusion. The Trustees have listened to the iwi and have been working hard to create a new

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Assets Trust Annual Report 2016

Ko Te Kotahitanga o Ngāti Whakaue tēnei e mihi atu ki a koutou e ngā kārangatanga maha, me ngā mahuetanga iho o ngā matua tūpuna. Kia kaha ki a tātou katoa ki te mahi tahi ki te awhi i ngā whānau me ngā tāngata katoa. I am delighted to present the 2015-2016 Annual Report on behalf of the Ngāti Whakaue Assets Trust. Na, Katie Paul Chair, Te Kotahitanga o Ngati Whakaue Assets Trust

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Consultation on the Kaituna River Document

Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority members include Tapuika Iwi Authority Trust, Te Tāhuhu o Tawakeheimoa Trust, Te Kapu o Waitaha, Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, the Rotorua Lakes Council, the Tauranga City Council, and the Western Bay of Plenty District Council. Ngati Whakaue are currently observers on Te Maru o Kaituna until such time as membership for Ngati Whakaue may be formalised through Treaty of Waitangi settlement legislation. Their purpose is to promote the restoration, protection and enhancement of the environmental, cultural and spiritual health well-being of the Kaituna River. One of their key functions is to develop and approve the Kaituna River Document. Draft Kaituna River

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Mai Maketu March Edition

Tena koutou,  Find attached the latest Mai Maketu newsletter with lots of exciting activities and developments happening in  the Maketu community!!

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Ngati Whakaue ki Maketu Hui, Sunday 21 Feb, 11am – Whakaue Marae

Tena koutou katoa, Te Komiti Nui o Ngati Whakaue, is the Ngati Whakaue mandated body to engage with the Crown on behalf of all extant historical claims.  The Board has arranged a hui for 21 February 2016 at 11am at Whakaue Marae and invite Ngati Whakaue Claimants and Iwi ki Tai, to attend and discuss next steps in regards to Maketu representation on the Board. Nau mai, haere mai. Te Komiti Nui o Ngati Whakaue Ngati Whakaue ki Maketu Hui 11am, Sunday 21 February 2016, Whakaue Marae Settlement update and next steps for Maketu representation Nau mai, haere mai Office 07 3477673 info@whakaue.com

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