Protect the Mana Motuhake & Tino Rangatiratanga of Ngāti Hinemanu me Ngāti Paki

Protect the Mana Motuhake & Tino Rangatiratanga of Ngāti Hinemanu me Ngāti Paki

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  • Ngāti Hinemanu me Ngāti Paki  (NHNP) OPPOSE the Mōkai Pātea Waitangi Claims Trust (MPWCT) draft Deed of Mandate (dDOM) May 2020.

  • AFTER 180 YEARS Ngāti Hinemanu me Ngāti Paki has been subsumed by a NEW Iwi called Ohuake in the MPWCT dDOM.

  • The dDOM authorizes descendants of Tamakopiri, Whitikaupeka, Hauiti and Ohuake to represent, negotiate and settle ALL Ngati Hinemanu me Ngati Paki Treaty of Waitangi Historical Claims. 

  • The dDOM DENIES Ngāti Hinemanu me Ngāti Paki our Mana Motuhake (self-autonomy) and Tino Rangatiratanga (equal and independent representation).

  • MPWCT DO NOT have the authority from Ngati Hinemanu me Ngati Paki WAI 662, WAI 1835 & WAI 1868 Claimants to negotiate and settle ALL their Historical Treaty of Waitangi Claims.

  • The Crown (Te Arawhiti) continue to BREACH Te Tiriti o Waitangi in supporting the progression of the dDOM. 

  • MPWCT continues to MANIPULATE whakapapa and tikanga TO DISADVANTAGE Ngāti Hinemanu me Ngāti Paki claimants in the representation of their Waitangi Tribunal Claims.

  • MPWCT has no APPETITE to include our Iwi & Rūnanga as equal  alongside other Iwi & Runanga entities within their dDOM.

  • MPWCT has no APPETITE to agree to a multilateral negotiation and settlement process for our specific Treaty of Waitangi Claims.