Whakarewarewa Village Trust

Development - Lot 9

Whakarewarewa Village Trust is an Ahu Whenua Trust established prior to significant development in Whakarewarewa VIllage.

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Unclaimed Money

Unclaimed money is money held by an organisation, where the owner of that money cannot be found but why not? Learn about why we have an unclaimed money register, how to use it and FAQ's.

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Aotea and Te Rīrino

The Aotea left Hawaiki after a dispute between its captain, Turi, and a chief, Uenuku. 

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Kahutara, Taikōria and Ōkoki

According to one Taranaki account, some of the earliest inhabitants of New Zealand landed at Ngāmotu near New Plymouth on three canoes, the Kahutara, the Taikōria, and the Ōkoki

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Uruaokapuarangi

The Uruaokapuarangi (Uruao), captained by Rākaihautū, who was accompanied by his wife Waiariki-o-āio and their son Rakihouia, landed at Whakatū (Nelson). 

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Mānuka and Ārai-te-uru

The Mānuka canoe set out for Hawaiki, the Polynesian homeland, and successfully returned with a cargo of kūmara (sweet potato). 

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Nuku-tai-memeha, Nukutere and Paikea

For Ngāti Porou, the Nuku-tai-memeha of Māui is the foundation canoe. According to tradition it lies upturned in stone on Hikurangi mountain.

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Tōtara-i-kāria and Aotearoa

 The Tōtara-i-kāria canoe is said to have been taken by the priest Ngātoroirangi back to Hawaiki, where he fought a battle at Ihumotomotokia and Whatatiri against the chief Manaia. 

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Ngā Māhanga-a-Tuamatua

 The canoe Ngā Māhanga-a-Tuamatua (the twins of Tuamatua) is sometimes considered to be an ancient reference to both the Tainui and Te Arawa canoes. 

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MLC Pānui July2023

Applications for hearing in JULY | HÖNGONGOI 2023: (Please note that these in person hearings may be substituted for remote hearing by Zoom depending on operating Covid-19 protocols) 

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Ngā hakari tū o Matariki

Chef Joe shares mātauranga around foraging kai from the whenua, the ngahere and the moana.  

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MLC Pānui - June 2024

Applications for hearing in JUNE | PIPIRI 2024

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Unclaimed money register

Trusts & incorporations that have unclaimed dividends/monies can submit their lists to be included in a searchable register.  Search your name or your tūpuna to locate and/or update your interests.

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Upcoming consultation and engagement!

Tuia ki runga, tuia ki raro, tuia ki roto, tuia ki waho, tuia te here tangata, whakamaua kia tina, tina! haumi e, hui e, taiki e!

Tēnā tātou katoa,

Huri noa i te motu, tēnei te mihi maioha ki ā kōutou katoa

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MLC Pānui - May 2024

Applications for hearing in MAY | HARATUA 2024

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Landcare Research

The 'Whenua Māori Visualisation' Tool was created to assist anyone with an interest in Māori land to access and visualise environmental data of Māori land blocks

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Tupu.nz

The goal of Tupu.nz is to help whānau connect with, develop and invest in whenua Māori. Tupu.nz was created to support whānau aspirations for Māori freehold land – to grow whānau through whenua.  

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Te Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni

The signing of Te Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni has ongoing misunderstandings over its intention and what it's relevance is for us today.

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MLC Minute Books 1865-1910

Before 1910, it is easiest to use the Māori Land Court database in the reading rooms however there is an online index available where searches can be done to save references for easier access at MLC and libraries.

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Waitangi Tribunal

The tribunal makes recommendations on claims brought by Māori relating to legislation, policies, actions or omissions of the Crown that are alleged to breach the promises made in the Treaty of Waitangi. 

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Glossary of terms used in disposal list

This post  provides brief explanations of each term, and guidance as to which stage of the disposal process the property has reached. 

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Crown property - (RFR)

Crown agencies hold land and property for a range of reasons. Where the Crown has reached a Treaty settlement with an iwi claimant group, this land may become subject to a Right of First Refusal (RFR) in favour of that iwi. 

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Land Information New Zealand

Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand is the Government's lead agency for property and location information, Crown property and managing overseas investment

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Maori Land Online & Pataka Whenua

This main Maori Land resource provides a snapshot of current ownership, trustee, memorial and block information for land that falls within the jurisdiction of the Māori Land Court.

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