The CEO report on additonal operational matters to be raised at the hui-a-marama on Saturday 27th June has been posted into the Private Area.
On Monday 22nd May, Influenza A [H1N1], commonly known as swine flu, was confirmed in one of our Ngati Kahu whanau at Pamapuria who had recently returned from Auckland.
Although the virus is highly contagious, the current form of it is relatively mild. The Ministry of Health is no longer trying to contain it and advises as follows:
The June 2009 newsletter and mailout has now been posted into the Private Area
The Negotiators representing Te Hiku O Te Ika Iwi Forum plan to hold a series of hui to present and receive feedback from the people of Ngati Kuri, Te Aupouri, Ngaitakoto, Te Rarawa and Ngati Kahu on the Crown offer to settle their claims to Te Aupouri Forest, Te Oneroa-a-Tohe and other lands.
DATES AND VENUES:
On Wednesday 10th June, three senior Crown Ministers met with Iwi leaders from throughout the motu to further discuss options and ideas for accelerating the settlement of historical Treaty claims.
An unofficial eyewitness report from Te Runanga-a-Iwi o Ngati Kahu's CEO has now been posted into the Private Area.
In April 2009 the Prime Minister and Minister of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations met with Iwi leaders from throughout the motu to discuss seven ideas to accelerate Treaty settlements.
A joint response was made to these ideas by the members of Te Hiku O Te Ika Iwi Forum - Ngati Kuri, Te Aupouri, Ngaitakoto, Te Rarawa and Ngati Kahu.
That response has now been posted into the Private Area.
Wednesday 27th May 2009: The May newsletter has now been posted into the private area.
A detailed report from Professor Maragaret Mutu on the five days of plenary sessions and 'side events' at the UNPFII in New York has been posted in the private area.
"Maori Caucus @ UNPFII 2009" FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Pacific Caucus at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous
Issues called on the Forum to support Maori aspirations over the proposed
On behalf of the caucus Catherine Davis of Te Rarawa said
The Land Claim Report for May 2009 has been posted to the land claims page under 'Land Claim Update'