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    Public feedback sought for family justice reforms

    The independent panel considering the 2014 family justice reforms is now seeking feedback on its proposals from families, workers and others who have used services in the area.

  2. Video for Tūhoronuku continue to settle Ngāpuhi claim despite iwi 'no' vote
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    Tūhoronuku continue to settle Ngāpuhi claim despite iwi 'no' vote

    "Tūhoronuku leadership is seeking to split Ngāpuhi further with the small minority that they have" Ngāpuhi hapū members outraged Tūhoronuku set to continue settlement, despite 73 of 110 Ngāpuhi hapū voting against the settlement.

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    Urgent Tribunal hearing on prisoner voting granted

    The Waitangi Tribunal has announced an urgent hearing on Māori prisoners having the right to vote.  Current legislation disqualifies sentenced prisoners from participating in general elections.

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    Legalise it? 2020 cannabis referendum confirmed

    Voters in New Zealand’s 2020 election will have another choice on their hands after Justice Minister Andrew Little today confirmed a referendum on the legalisation of cannabis will be on the ballot.

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    Ngāti Tūwharetoa Claims Settlement Bill passes third reading

    Te Ariki Tā Tumu Te Heuheu and members of Ngāti Tūwharetoa were welcomed on to Parliament yesterday by the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi negotiations, Andrew Little, for the Third Reading of the Ngāti Tūwharetoa Claims Settlement Bill.

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    Hapū welcome re-entry of Pike River Mine

    Francois Tumahai of Ngāti Waewae is welcoming the government's commitment to re-enter the mine to recover bodies of the 29 men whose lives were claimed in the 2010 explosion. The West Coast hapū say they will support families of Pike River Mine victims throughout the re-entry process.

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    Little calls on Ngāpuhi to vote for Treaty mandate proposal

    Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little is encouraging the participation of Ngāpuhi in the month-long vote for the Treaty mandate proposal which opened this week.

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    Ngāti Hine says 'no' to evolved mandate proposal

    Chairman of Te Maara ā Hineaamaru, Te Waihoroi Shortland, has criticised the final iteration of the evolved mandate as Ngāti Hine campaigns to vote in opposition to the proposal.   

  9. Video for Treaty process 'dirty deals, done dirt cheap'
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    Treaty process 'dirty deals, done dirt cheap'

    Iwi negotiators have been left traumatised and feel bullied and let down by Crown Treaty settlement processes according to research by academic Margaret Mutu.

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    Hapū consultation, next step for Ngāpuhi

    The minister of Treaty Settlements, Andrew Little met with Ngāpuhi over the weekend in six information sharing hui across the north to discuss a proposed way forward for the tribe's treaty settlement.  At the Hokinga hui, Mr Little was challenged by a local kaumātua regarding the representation of hapū at the negotiating table. But, the minister didn't back down. 

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