THE SETTLEMENT

Our claims are based on three pou:

Pou Tahi: Tongariro te Maunga

  • To protect the Tongariro National Park as our sacred taonga.
  • New ownership, governance and management of Tongariro National Park

Pou Rua: Te Matapuna o Nga Wai, Te Ahi Tamou

Natural resources (including rights and interests in fresh and geothermal water)

  • Co-governance over the natural resources and environment of our role.

Pou Toru: Tūwharetoa te iwi, Tūwharetoa te hapū Strengthening Hapū

  • Return cultural sites to nga hapū o Ngāti Tuwharetoa;
  • Establish a Whare Taonga to protect taonga (including the korero o nehe associated with those taonga);
  • Protect and restore mahinga kai;
  • Contribute to restoring the mauri of Te Waiū o Tūwharetoa.

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