Topic: Treaty Settlements

Ngā Punawai o Te Tokotoru Claims Settlement Bill

By Te Kāea

The Ngā Punawai o Te Tokotoru Claims Settlement Bill which includes the deed of settlements for Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Ngāti Rangiteaorere and Tapuika will have its first reading in Parliament tomorrow.

But Ngāti Rangiwewehi is also hoping for a special 'statutory pardon' for their ancestor, Kereopa Te Rau, who was convicted of the murder of Carl Volkner in 1865.

Our reporter, Heeni Brown, has this exclusive report.