NGATI TUWHARETOA DEED OF SETTLEMENT

PURPOSE OF THIS DEED

This deed

  • sets out an account of the acts and omissions of the Crown before 21 September 1992 that affected Ngāti Tūwharetoa and breached Te Tiriti o Waitangi/the Treaty of Waitangi and its principles; and
  • provides an acknowledgement by the Crown of the Treaty breaches and an apology; and
  • settles the historical claims of Ngāti Tūwharetoa; and
  • specifies the cultural redress, and the financial and commercial redress, to be provided in settlement to the governance entity that has been approved by Ngāti Tūwharetoa to receive the redress; and
  • includes definitions of -
  • the historical claims; and Ngāti Tūwharetoa; and
    • provides for other relevant matters; and
    • is conditional upon settlement legislation coming into force.