Ngāti Rangi Trust Ratification of Deed of Settlement & Post-Settlement Governance Entity
On 17 August 2017, Ngati Rangi Trust initialled a Deed of Settlement (DOS) with the Crown relating to all outstanding historical Treaty of Waitangi claims of Iwi and Hapū of Ngāti Rangi. Ngāti Rangi now seeks the agreement of its members to accept the DOS and proposed Post-Settlement Governance Entity (PSGE), Te Tōtarahoe o Paerangi. Ngāti Rangi encourages members to attend the following hui where information will be shared on the DOS and proposed PSGE.
36 Burns St, Ohakune
Saturday 30 September 2017, 12pm-4pm
Te Ao Hou Marae
Somme Parade, Aramoho, Whanganui
Sunday 1 October 2017, 12pm-4pm
Ngā Kete Wānanga Marae
Manukau Institute of Technology, Gate 12, Otara Rd, Otara
Monday 2 October 2017, 6.30pm-9.30pm
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
Mangakōtukutuku Campus, 254 Ohaupo Rd, Glenview, Hamilton
Tuesday 3 October 2017, 5.30pm-8.30pm
Te Wharewaka o Pōneke
2 Taranaki St, Wellington
Wednesday 4 October 2017, 6.30pm-9.30pm
Te Pā o Rākaihautū
7 McLean St, Linwood, Christchurch
Thursday 5 October 2017, 6.30pm-9.30pm
Ngā Mōkai Papa Kāinga
Oruakukuru Rd, Karioi, Ohakune
Sunday 8 October 2017, 12pm-4pm
All registered members of Ngāti Rangi (with known mailing addresses), who are 18 years and over, will be sent a ratification information pack by Saturday 30 September. Votes can be submitted by post (in the Freepost envelope enclosed in the ratification information pack), online at ngatirangi.com 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 (06) 385 9500 / 0800 NRANGI or email@example.com before the close of voting at 5pm on Friday 3 November 2017.
For voting enquiries please contact the election helpline on 0800 666 030, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The voting period commences on Saturday 30 September 2017 and closes on Friday 3 November 2017 at 5pm.
Two resolutions will be voted on:
1. I, as a member of Ngāti Rangi, support the Ngāti Rangi Deed of Settlement and authorise the trustees of the Ngāti Rangi Trust(1) to sign the Deed of Settlement on behalf of Ngāti Rangi.
2. I, as a member of Ngāti Rangi, support the establishment of Te Tōtarahoe o Paerangi as the Post-Settlement Governance Entity to receive and manage the settlement redress on behalf of Ngāti Rangi under the Ngāti Rangi Deed of Settlement.
Copies of the DOS and the Te Tōtarahoe o Paerangi Deed can be viewed at the Ngāti Rangi offices in Ohakune or at regional offices of Te Puni Kōkiri, and at ots.govt.nz or ngatirangi.com.
(1) The trustees of the Ngāti Rangi Trust means the trustees of the Ngāti Rangi Trust as at the date the Ngāti Rangi Deed of Settlement is signed. The trustees of the Ngāti Rangi Trust will be the Initial Trustees of Te Tōtarahoe o Paerangi, the proposed Ngāti Rangi Post-Settlement Governance Entity.