October 2014 Whiringa-ā-nuku – Contents

Tūhoe-Crown Settlement

Historical background to the Tūhoe-Crown Settlement by Dr Vincent O'Malley

Te Wharehou o Tūhoe: The house that ‘we’ built by Professor Rawinia Higgins

Address on Tūhoe-Crown Settlement Day by Hon Christopher Finlayson, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations (link to New Zealand Government website)

Tūhoe-Crown settlement - Tūhoe Claims Settlement Act 2014; Te Urewera report of the Waitangi Tribunal by Dr Carwyn Jones

Te Urewera Act 2014 by Dr Jacinta Ruru

A transforming dawn? The Service Management Plan by Māmari Stephens

Indigenous Law Speaker Series 2014

Rangatahi Courts of Aotearoa/New Zealand - Judge Taumaunu delivered the most recent of our 2014 lunchtime seminars on 24 September 2014 at the Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington.

Māori Law Review news

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2014 - Anna Brenstrum, an undergraduate law student at Otago University, has won the 2014 competition.

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Tūhoe-Crown Settlement – historical background

Dr Vincent O'Malley provides a concise historical background of events lying behind the Tūhoe-Crown settlement. read more

Tūhoe-Crown settlement – Te Wharehou o Tūhoe: The house that ‘we’ built

Professor Rawinia Higgins describes the building of new governance arrangements for Tūhoe along with the journey that saw the construction of a new house for Tūhoe. read more

Tūhoe-Crown settlement – Tūhoe Claims Settlement Act 2014; Te Urewera report of the Waitangi Tribunal

Dr Carwyn Jones describes the main elements of both the Tūhoe Claims Settlement Act 2014 and the preceding inquiry and report of the Waitangi Tribunal into claims located in the Te Urewera inquiry district. read more

Tūhoe-Crown settlement – Te Urewera Act 2014

Dr Jacinta Ruru sets out and comments on the main elements of Te Urewera Act 2014. The legislation both facilitates management of Te Urewera by a new Te Urewera Board and declares that Te Urewera is a legal entity. Te Urewera ceases to be a national park as a result of the Act. read more

Tūhoe-Crown settlement – A transforming dawn? The Service Management Plan

Māmari Stephens examines Mana Motuhake redress in the Tūhoe-Crown settlement as expressed through a Service Management Plan to improve the social circumstances of the Tūhoe people. read more