Eight chapters with epilogue are: land sales; accounts of war; raupatu
and compensation; politics and mana; Maori womenAEs petitions; legal encounters and testamentary acts; religion; private matters; epilogue: aeI am writing to you for you to hearAE.
Nearly a century and a half later, in 1995, the Crown of New Zealand announced an official apology, a restoration of lost lands and financial compensation through the Waikato Raupatu
Claims Settlement Act.
(69.) See, e.g., Waikato Raupatu
Claims Settlement Act 1995, pt 2 (N.Z.).
(31) See Waikato-Tainui Raupatu
Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010 (NZ), 2010/24.
In November 1995, this settlement was passed into law with the signature of the British Queen Elizabeth under the Waikato Raupatu
Claims Settlement Act during her visit to New Zealand.
Following the raupatu
whenua of the 1860s, the tribe was left with 5000 acres.
That was how Belgrave saw the then recent Tribunal reports, Te Whanganui a Tara/Wellington (2003) Turanga/Gisborne (2004), Tauranga Raupatu
(2004), Kaipara (2006), and Hauraki (2006), all of which he considered 'more conventional history'.
settlement of 1995) which would lead into a final section about the relatively improved social and cultural situation of Ngaruawahia.
(47) In Taranaki, there are marae (meeting places) called Te Aroha (literally the love) but there are others named Muru Raupatu
(confiscation and marginalisation).
(29) Their identity, whakapapa and whangaungatanga (family responsibility) as Waiohua were maintained through their relationship with Kingitanga, through which they continued to protest confiscations and seek appropriate redress through claims known as raupatu
Our analysis uses two time points: 1996, shortly after the raupatu
settlement, and 2006, the most recent census.
* IN 1946 the tribes founded the Tainui Maori Trust Board, now the Waikato Raupatu
Trustee Company Ltd, which has 52,000 tribal members.