The Waitangi Tribunal is in Waitangi until Friday and will hear Crown opening submissions Yesterday submissions about the Poroti spring were presented by kaumatua Taipari Munro and others who talked about the loss of the control of the springs by Tangata-whenua.The springs case is also part of the National Water Claim by the NZ Maori Council which is being heard by the Tribunal.
There is the Hearings Program.
9 am. Crown Submissions. Department of Conservation -S Reed Thomas and R Elliot
11 am Cross- examination.
1.10 pm. Tribunal questions.
3.30 pm. Northland District Health Board. Dr N Chamberlain.
9 am. Dr N Chamberlain.
11 am. Ministry of Education, K Shannon.
1.10 pm. Claimant Cross- examination.
3.20 pm. Tribunal questions.
9 am. K Shannon continued.
Ministry of Health, J Lane and G Baker.
11 am. MCH P Richardson and D Butts.
1.10 pm. Continuation, P Richardson.
The Waitangi Tribunal will return to Waitangi next week to hear evidence from Crown witnesses from Puni Kokiri, the Ministry of Business and innovation and Employment and other crown agents including the Ministry of Health, Culture and Heritage, Conservation.
The Tribunal will also hear technical evidence from Paul Hamer on ‘The Power to settle the Title? , the operation of the Papa Tupu block committees in the Paparahi O Te Raki inquiry district, 1900-1909 and the tangata whenua witnesses on Poroti Springs.
Radio Tautoko will broadcast the hearings from the Copthorne Hotel Waitangi from Monday 5 December.
Descendants of Hokianga Tupuna Teteauru gather on the Tuhirangi Marae this weekend to celebrate Haka Wars.
The 2 day event will bring 5 South Hokianga Marae together to compete in a Manu Korero and Kapa Haka Competition which focuses
on celebrating whanaungatanga and growing talent of uri in preparation for future roles as kaikorero and kaiwaiata.
The Hui will commence this Friday the powhiri and Nga Manu Korero for the senior and intermediate section and tomorrow the day will start with an impromtu Manu Korero and Kapa Haka.
Tautoko will broadcast from Tuhirangi Marae this Saturday from 8.30am.
Hapu and Ngatiwai Claimants who are party to the Urgent Inquiry into the Ngatiwai Trust Board’s Deed of Mandate will hear their case this week.The Waitangi Tribunal have agreed to hear the case which if successful could holt the settlement of Ngatiwai claims before the government.
Radio Tautoko will broadcast live from the ASB stadium Whangarei the hearings from today Tuesday at 9.30am until Thursday afternoon. For whanau living in Hokianga and the mid North please tune into 97.5 and 99.5 and for those wanting to join the broadcast you can go to tautokofm.com
Tauteihiihi Marae Hokianga is hosting the last of the Stage Two Waitangi Tribunal hearings.
Week 20 of the Te Paparahi o te Raki Tribunal claims process will start tomorrow with the handing over of the Mauri a carved kohatu to Te Ihutai
who are hosting the final hearing for Hokianga claimants which make up one of six claimant collectives who have been going through the process of
hearing historical breeches of Te Tiriti.
Tautoko will broadcast live from the Hearings from 8.30 am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Monday 22 August.
9am Opening Submissions, Patu Hohepa, Wai 881, Manuka Henare, Ngai Tupoto. Technical Report by Dr T J H earn, Hokianga Land Reclamation.
11.00 Council,Crown and Tribunal.
1.10 Wai 1538 Pairama Tahere, Helen Lyall, Ellen Toki, Tawati Clark, Hone Hohaia.
Wai 1543. Te Uri o Wharepapa Tohu, Peter Clark
Here is the program for today.
8.45am Wai 109, Paeata Broughton Clark.
9am. Wai 1131 Hone Mihaki
11.30am. Wai 1477. Emma Gibbs-Smith, Esther Horton
1.10pm. Wai 1477 continues. Ian Mitchell. Wai 2394, Hone Pikari, Wai2244, Shona Morgan.
3.20pm Wai 2244 continues, Merehora Taurua, Bill Morgan, Wai 120, Te Raumoa Kawiti, Amorangi Kawiti.
Here is the program for the day.
9am. A Sykes, Dr Richard Benton.
10.30am. WAI 354. Joyce Baker, Marsh Davis
1.10pm Wai354. Dr Shane Kelly, Arapeta Hamilton, Peter Van Kampen.
3.30pm. Wai354. Susz Te Tai/ Te Kauri McPherson
Wai 1151-1169. Geoffrey Karena, Pita Apiata.
Claimants representing Hapu from Waitangi to Rawhiti will present evidence before the Waitangi tribunal this week when Ngapuhi Hapu meet at the Oromahoe Marae for week 19 of the Waitangi tribunal Stage 2 Te Paparahi o te Raki Hearings for Ngapuhi. For the past four years the Tribunal has been hearing evidence from the 5 Papa Hapu collectives which make up Te Kotahitangi o nga Hapu o Ngapuhi.
This Sunday Ngapuhi will gather on the Oromahoe Marae for the kawe mate for Tribunal rangatira Ranginui Walker and others who have passed since the last Hearings held in Utakura in April.
Tautoko will broadcast live from Oromahoe the hearings in it entirety from tomorrow morning at 8.30am.
For whanau living out side our broadcast footprint you can listen to the hearings vis our web page, tautokofm.com
About 500 people are expected at the 51st Taitokerau Secondary Schools Nga Manu Korero being hosted by Bay College this week.
Over the past 50 years the competition has developed into an event supported by most of the secondary schools who showcase the best of there speakers who compete to represent Te Taitokerau at the National competition also being hosted in Whangarei in August.
There are 3 sections, Senior Maori and English, Junior Maori and English, and the Taa Hemi Henare which is bilingual.
Radio Tautoko and Te Reo o Ngatihine will broadcast live for the Hui from tomorrow at 12pm until Friday at about 5pm