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Small, but Important Gain Made by Ngāti Hikairo

Small but important gain made by Ngāti Hikair

OTS and Ngāti Maniapoto have finally recognised Ngāti Hikairo boundaries, says Ngāti Hikairo member Gareth Seymour (see the attached map).

A claims map from OTS recognises the #manamoana of Ngāti Hikairo in Kāwhia – as the Waikato and Maniapoto areas are marked clearly to the north and South. The north side of the Moana is in Ngāti Hikairo territory.

It’s a form of vindication, as Ngāti Hikairo has been advocating for nearly ten years for the Crown to acknowledge their #manamoana and #manawhenua (see this link).

https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/hansard-debates/rhr/document/48HansS_20080515_00001110/mahuta-nanaia-third-readings

This case is similar to the case in Tauranga Moana says Seymour who in the past has run wānanga reo with Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Hikairo. The wānanga included hīkoi to takahi the whenua of their rohe.

‘We note that Nanaia Mahuta recently asked for a tikanga-based approach in Tauranga moana. We seek the same in Kāwhia moana.’

It’s been a long journey but we appreciate this change by Maniapoto that reflects the shared love that we have for our moana.

http://www.maoritelevision.com/news/regional/ngati-hikairo-want-apology-nanaia-mahuta-and-treaty-minister

Nanaia Mahuta calls for a tikanga based approach in Tauranga moana:

https://www.parliament.nz/en/watch-parliament/ondemand?itemId=196282


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