Pania Newton says the government is looking to buy the land with a trust board to run it.
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Concerns Māori voices won't be heard in 'shovel-ready' projects
Eleven shovel-ready projects are all go but the exclusion of the RMA process has left some iwi members concerned about the lack of Māori participation as treaty partners. Whangarei hapū and experts are discussing a collective response to the changes to ensure tangata whenua still have a say in what happens in their region.
Bay of Islands hapū stand against commercial use of public property
Local hapū in the Bay of Islands are determined to make a stand against the loss of public property which is being turned to commercial use.
NZDF land symbolically returned to Ngāti Rangi
Today Central North Island iwi Ngāti Rangi was given back 77 hectares of their ancestral land at Te Irirangi, south of Waiouru.
Whangarei hapū challenge Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua settlement negotiations
Whangarei hapū are challenging the mandate the Crown has given to Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua in settlement negotiations. They've taken their concerns to the Waitangi Tribunal under urgency.
Unlocking gates for whānau Māori to access their whenua
The Matuaokore Ahuwhenua Trust holds one of the few remaining pieces of Māori freehold land in the Gisborne area, but like many of these land titles it's "landlocked". Today, for the first time, they were granted vehicle access, just in time for the special visit by Minister Nanaia Mahuta.
Police prepare to clear Ihumātao protesters
Tensions are flaring as police notify protesters and local iwi in South Auckland to clear Ihumātao Quarry Road as requested by Fletcher Building, who owns the land. However, the opposing side won't budge.
Rangiteaorere descendants refuse to vacate tribal land
A family squatting on tribal land in Rotorua is refusing to leave after being served with a trespass notice.
'No tank you' to land sale
It may be a mock-up of war but for locals the real war is yet to begin between Ngāti Whātua Orākei Trust and members of the iwi.
Te Tumu Paeroa welcomes first female trustee
Te Tumu Paeroa has officially welcomed its first female Māori Trustee to the helm. Dr Charlotte Severne begins a three year term and is looking forward to continuing work to protect and enhance Māori land.