Waikato-Tainui receive relativity payment

Chair of Te Arataura, Tukoroirangi Morgan has announced that Waikato-Tainui has received its third relativity payment from the Crown; a form of additional redress following the 1995 Raupatu Settlement. Waikato and Ngai Tahu are the only iwi in New Zealand to have relativity clauses included in their settlement, with Waikato receiving $101.5 million yesterday.

Entity A iwi reaffirms support for Three Waters

Media Press Release Te Arataura (Tribal Executive) Chair Tukoroirangi Morgan has reaffirmed support for the Government’s Three Waters proposal at day three of the Iwi Chairs Forum in Taupoo. “As kaitiaki of Waikato Awa, we support all steps to protect the natural taonga that is our taiao,” says Tuku. “While it is easy and convenient for Auckland Council and Watercare … Read More

Group Investment Committee Member

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED Contribute to the intergenerational wealth of the Waikato iwi Drive best practice in investment management, governance, and reporting Kia hiwa ra Kia hiwa ra Kia hiwa ra ki te pae tukutuku kia tuumatakahuki ka paiherengia kia maatotoru ai e kore rawa e whati Haumi ee, hui ee, taiki ee Waikato-Tainui is a leading tribal organisation in … Read More

3 Waters Reform Heading in Right Direction

Waikato-Tainui are optimistic around the direction of the Three Waters reform following the Ministers announcement today. Te Whakakitenga Chair Parekawhia McLean says todays high level announcement provides a clear direction of travel which for us centres around the health and well being of our water resources. “Te mana o te wai / awa – is a core principle for the … Read More

New Te Arataura Chair Announced

Tukoroirangi Morgan has been elected Chair of Te Arataura after Linda Te Aho stepped down from the role last week. Tuku returns to the role he held from 2006-2012 when he helped spearhead the Waikato River settlement claim with both the Labour and National governments alongside the late Lady Raiha Mahuta. Tuku is adamant the foundational principles of Kiingitanga should … Read More

Te Arataura Leadership Change Announcement

Linda Te Aho has announced that she is stepping down as chair of Te Arataura, the executive board for Te Whakakitenga o Waikato. Linda has been in the position for some 18 months and has helped spearhead the organisation’s response through the extraordinary challenges of COVID-19, the Board of Inquiry process to protect the Waikato River, and has drawn upon … Read More

Ministerial visit to Kaawhia and Aotea

On a cold and rainy-day Kaawhia and Aotea Moana whaanau came together to host the Hon Andrew Little, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations and his team as part of the Waikato-Tainui Remaining Claims settlement. The Minister was invited to the harbours so he could develop a better appreciation for the stories and histories of the area, deepen his connection … Read More