Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Ratification Of Post-Settlement Governance Entity

Published on Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust seeks the agreement of its members to accept the proposed Post-Settlement Governance Entity (PSGE) to receive the Ngāti Rangitihi Settlement Redress once the Settlement is enacted.

Te Mana encourages members to attend the following Information Hui to find out more about the proposed new PSGE, the ratification process, and voting.

Date  Location Time
Saturday 8 June 2019 Trust Waikato, 4 Little London Lane, HAMILTON 4:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday 16 June 2019 Novotel Lake End, Tutanekai St, ROTORUA 3:00 - 5:00pm 
Tuesday 18 June 2019  Travelodge, 2-6 Gilmer Terrace (Plimmer Room), WELLINGTON 6:00 - 8:00pm 
Wednesday 19 June 2019 Airport Gateway Motor Lodge, 45 Roydvale Ave, CHRISTCHURCH 6:00 - 8:00pm
Thursday 20 June 2019 

Mount Richmond Hotel, 676 Mount Wellington Hwy (Brighton Room)

Mount Wellington, AUCKLAND 

6:00 - 8:00pm
Sunday 23 June 2019  Rangitihi Marae, MATATA  1:00 - 3:00pm

VOTING ARRANGEMENTS:

All registered members of Ngāti Rangitihi (with known mailing addresses), who are 18 years and over, will be sent a ratification information pack by Saturday 8 June 2019. Votes can be submitted by post (in the freepost envelope enclosed in the ratification information pack), online at ngatirangitihi.iwi.nz, or by placing the voting form in the ballot box at any of the above hui.

To register or update your contact details please contact the Trust office on (07) 322 2452 / 0800 AKATEA or administrator@ngatirangitihi.iwi.nz before the close of voting at 4pm on Friday 5 July 2019.

For voting enquiries please contact the election helpline on 0800 666 042, or email iro@electionz.com

The voting period commences on Saturday 8 June 2019 and closes on Monday 8 July 2019 at 5pm.

Adult Registered Members will be asked to vote on three resolutions:

  1. I, as a member of Ngāti Rangitihi, agree that the proposed new Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust will be the Post-Settlement Governance Entity to receive and manage all of the historical Treaty of Waitangi settlement redress on behalf of Ngāti Rangitihi.
  2. I, as a member of Ngāti Rangitihi, authorise the transfer of the mandate to negotiate the settlement of the Ngāti Rangitihi historical Treaty of Waitangi claims from the existing Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust to the new Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust.
  3. I, as a member of Ngāti Rangitihi, agree that the initial trustees of the new Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust will be the current trustees of the existing Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust.

Copies of the proposed new Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi Trust Deed can be viewed at the Te Mana office in Matatā, at the regional offices of Te Puni Kōkiri, and at www.tearawhiti.govt.nz and www.ngatirangitihi.iwi.nz

The Ratification Information Booklet will also be available on Te Mana’s website: www.ngatirangitihi.iwi.nz from 20 May 2019.

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