E nga mana, e nga karanga maha o nga hapu me nga whanau o Ngai Te Rangi
E kau ana nga mihi ki a koutou katoa
DEED OF SETTLEMENT SIGNING – SATURDAY 14 DECEMBER 2013
It is great to be able to send this brief update to you all on our Treaty settlements negotiations.
The signing ceremony will be held at Whareroa Marae, 25 Taiaho Place, Mount Maunganui on Saturday 14 December. Our day will start with tangata whenua and Tauranga Moana gathering at 8.30am at Whareroa marae.
The progamme for the day is:
8:30am - Tangata whenua gather at Whareroa marae
9:30am - Pohiri – Ministerial Party, Crown Officials and Ngā Iwi o te Motu
10:30am - Morning Tea
11:30am - Formal Procedures
- Hon Mita Ririnui, Lead Negotiator
- Charlie Tawhiao, TRONIT Chairperson
- Colin Reeder, NPATT Chairperson
- Hon Christopher Finlayson
(Min. for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations)
Exchange of Taonga
1:00pm - Minister departs
CELEBRATING NGĀI TE RANGITANGA
We want to mark this signing with a sense of consolidation amongst our whānau and with a clear understanding of our future, a future that lies in the hearts and minds of our people and is firmly based in our mokopuna.
With that focus in mind our project team has developed a programme of events from Friday 13 December 2013 to Monday 16 December 2013 for you to participate in. Some of the places are limited, so please contact the Rūnanga to confirm your bookings.
The programme is available by clicking here