Radio Tautoko to broacast Urgency Hearing from Wellington

Radio TAUTOKO has been given the go ahead to broadcast the Waitangi Tribunal Hearing 2490 being held in Wellington this Wednesday and Thursday
The 2 day hearing will hear evidence previously not released at the urgency hearing held at Waitangi in December 2014 after lawyers representing claimants received information held by the Crown under the Official Information Act.

A bus load of people representing the families of the claimants arrived in Wellington this evening and will be joined by Ngapuhi whanau living in Wellington for the 2 day hearing

Program day 2 of Waitangi Tribunal Hearings

Kia ora Here is the program for today.

9-10.30 pm Wai 246 Grant Bergan, Tapora Kauwhata.
11-12.30pm Wai 2060. Hinemoa Apetera, Wai 1516 Mike Kake
Wai 1427 Titewhai Harawira
1.30-3pm Titewhai Harawira, Bengamin Pitman
3.30-5pm Benjamin Pitman, Wai 861 Richard Nathan.

Ngatihau Hosts Waitangi Tribunal Hearing

Nga puhi welcomed the Waitangi Tribunal onto the Akerama Marae today
and tomorrow the week long sitting of the tribunal will hear evidence from the Whangarei rohe as part of the continuation of stage two of Te Paparahi o te Raki Hearings .

We will broadcast from Akerama daily from 8.30 in the morning until around 5pm.
Here is the proposed program for Monday

Ngatihau Opening submissions for Wai 246,2060,1516
9am Wai 246
Te Ra Nehua
11am Wai 246
Hana Maxwell, Patuone Hoskins
1.30pm Wai 246
David Armstrong Technical Witness, Eru Edwards, Doreen Anderson.
3.30pm. Wai 246
Allan Halliday, Shirleyann Brown


Tautotoko broadcast from Te Tii Marae Waitangi the 175 Aniversary of Te Tiriti

Ko tenei te tau kotahi rau whitu tekau ma rima atu i te hainatanga o Te Tiriti o Waitangi. A, Ka paoho atu a Te Reo ote Taitokerau i nga purongorongo korero atu i te Hui ki Waitangi waru karaka ite at tae noa atu ki te wha o nga haora ate ahiahi, tenei ra me te ra apopo.
This is the 175th year since the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Te Reo o te Taitokerau brings you coverage from this years commemoration of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi from 8am until 4pm Thursday and Friday.

He Whakaputanga and the Tiriti Wananga goes world wide

Kia ora Koutou katoa.

This Friday we will broadcast live from Otiria Marae the Wananga on He Whakaputanga me Te Tiriti a Hui organized by Te Kotahitanga o nga Hapu o Ngapuhi. The Hui will focus on what that means for Ngapuhi in 2015 and beyond.
The Wananga is a follow up of the report from the Waitangi Tribunal released in November 2014 that concluded that in February 1840 the rangatira who signed the did not cede their sovereignty.
Key note speakers include Paul Moon, Gareth Morgan, Annette Sykes, Valmarie Toki, Tuku Morgan and Moana Jackson
The Broadcast will start at 12pm and finish around 7pm and the Saturday Hiui will be made available on our web site next week

Tribunal calls urgency Hearing of Ngapuhi Claims

An urgency Hearing called by the Waitangi Tribunal into the process followed by the Crown”s appointment of Tuhoronuku as the mandated body to settle Ngapuhi Treaty Claims began today.

About two hundred people gathered at the  Copthorn Waitangi today for the five day hearing which began with opening submissions from those representing over twenty Hapu claimant applications who are opposing the process and Crown  who began  cross examining witnesses.

The Tribunal has signaled its concerns about the Governments support for the Tuhoronuku mandate to the exclusion of other options. In a report setting out the reasons for holding an urgency hearing , it said the Governments handling of the mandate  poorly reflected on the Crown and had caused serious dissent.

We are broadcasting coverage of the Hearing until Friday afternoon 9am to 5pm daily.

Waimate – Taiamai into third day of Hearings

Kia ora Koutou

Here is the Programme for the rest of the week,

Wednesday 26 November.

9 -10.30am. Opening submissions

Hone Mihaka, Kerikeri Inlet Lands  and  Islands

11 -12.30pm.

Site visit to Kerikeri Inlet and Islands

1.30 -3pm.

Hone Mihaka. Questions

Arthur Ashby.

3.30 -5pm.

Presentation of Land based sites in Kerikeri Inlet

Arthur Ashby, Questions.

Sid Kingi.

Thursday 27 November

9 -10.30am

T J Hearn, Social  and Economic Changein Northland 1900 -1945

The Role of the Crown and the Place of Maori.

11 -12.30pm Crown Cross examination

1.30 -3pm.Cross examination

3 -5pm. Cross examination

Friday 28 November.

9 -10.30am. Hone Theodore. Stacy Poata.Gray Theodore

11 -12.30pm. Gray Theodore, Rosaria Hotere, Jane Hotere, Merehora Taurua.

1 -3pm. Poroporoaki me Hakari,



Waitangi Tribunal Hears Submissions from Waimate Taiamai

This week the Waitangi Tribunal are in Kerikeri to hear submissions from claimants from Taiamai, Waimate as part of Te Paparahi o te Raki Stage two Tribunal Hearings process

The hearings are into its 11th week and follow the release of findings of Stage one last week which supports the Ngapuhi claim that Ngapuhi did not cede Sovereignty

This week we are broadcasting  live from the Turner Centre Kerikeri the week long Hui from 9am to 5pm daily


9-10.30am Opening Statement and overview of hearing week evidence. Manuka Henare, Economic loss

11am.         Hera Dear – Kerikeri Airport

1.30 pm – 3pm. Terry Lomax Land Issues

3.30 to 5pm Wi Marupo me Ani Taniwha questions


9 – 10.30am. Sam Wihongi. Questions. Fred Saddler, Rating and Local Govt Issues

11 am – 12.30 pm  Diane Ruawhare, Questions. Opening Submissions Tarawau Kapa

1.30 -3pm. Tauwhara Kapa.,. Babe Kapa,, Bella Edmonds, Qusetions

3.30 – 5pm. Opening Submissions. Wi Marupo, Ani Taniwha, Questions

I will post the program for Wednesday -Friday this evening

Nga mihi

The Waitangi Tribunal is back in Te Taitokerau for Te Paparihi o te Raki Stage Two Hearings.

Waitangi Tribunal Release Report on Ngapuhi Stage One Hearings

Today the Waitangi Tribunal will meet with Ngapuhi at Waitangi  to present their findings on Te Paparahi o te Raki Stage One. He Whakaputanga me Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

It has been over five years since evidence was presented to the Tribunal

Tautoko will Broadcast live from the hui from 10am this morning



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