Waitangi Tribunal


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Waitangi Tribunal

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in New Zealand) a government tribunal empowered to examine and make recommendations on Māori claims under the Treaty of Waitangi
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In 1985, on behalf of Nga Kaiwhakapumau i te Reo (Wellington Maori Language Board) filed a claim to the Waitangi Tribunal to have Maori recognised as an official language.
The Minister attempted to block the judges highly critical submission to the Waitangi Tribunal but failed.
She will also meet with Waitangi Tribunal Members, Ngai Tahu leaders on the South Island, and will travel to the Te Urewera territory to meet with Tuhoe leadership.
The Waitangi Tribunal stated earlier this year that the Crown would be in breach of Treaty principles if it does not ensure properly-informed broad-based support from M?
She is at present a director of Mighty River Power Ltd, AgResearch Ltd and is in addition a member of the Waitangi Tribunal.
Key says the government will talk over a "shares plus" plan in the Waitangi Tribunal report on Maori water claims.
He was the Treaty team leader and appeared frequently in the Waitangi Tribunal on historical and contemporary Treaty claims.
Understanding continues to grow, particularly through Maori scholarship and iwi research for Waitangi Tribunal claims.
In 2014, the Te Paparahi o Te Raki Inquiry of the Waitangi Tribunal in Aotearoa/New Zealand - a truth and justice-seeking commission founded in direct response to the 1970s Mori Renaissance - found that the Ngpuhi iwi, the largest tribe in New Zealand, never gave up their sovereignty.
The Waitangi Tribunal has alluded to the potential for developing new Treaty principles from their conclusive findings that sovereignty was not ceded by the rangatira who signed Te Tiriti o Waitangi (Waitangi Tribunal, 2014).
27) The Waitangi Tribunal consists of both Maori and non-Maori Maori Land Court judges, as well as other notable appointed persons.