Ngāti Hāua Mandate

The Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust released it's draft mandate strategy on 13 December 2016.

Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust is seeking a mandate to represent Ngāti Hāua in negotiations with the Crown for the comprehensive settlement of all the historical claims of Ngāti Hāua.

Published: Thursday, 15 December 2016 | Rāpare, 15 Hakihea, 2016

Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust’s mandate strategy sets out the mandate proposal including:

  • the claimant and claim definitions (including ancestors, hapū, marae and Wai claims) of the proposed mandate
  • Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust’s representative structure, and
  • Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust’s process for seeking a mandate.

The mandate sought is to negotiate all of the historical claims of Ngāti Hāua — whether registered or unregistered — relating to Crown actions and omissions that occurred prior to 21 September 1992.

For a list of Wai numbers covered by this mandate strategy, please see the attached advertisement below under 'Supporting documents'.


The Office of Treaty Settlements invites submissions, views or inquiries on the mandate proposal as set out in the mandate strategy submitted by Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust.

You can find the strategy under 'Supporting documents' below.

Submissions must be sent to:

Settlement Development Team
Office of Treaty Settlements
DX SX 10111

or by email:

All submissions must be received by 11 January 2017.

All correspondence will be subject to the Official Information Act 1982 and shared with Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust.

Following consideration of submissions and the mandate vote, the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations and Minister for Māori Development will decide whether to recognise that a mandate has been conferred.

Supporting documents