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  1. Video for Is independent body needed to monitor post-Treaty spend?
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    Is independent body needed to monitor post-Treaty spend?

    The government is not responsible for measuring whether conditional Treaty settlement objectives are being met post-payment.  Both government and the National Party say responsibility lies with recipients but Treaty expert Dr Carwyn Jones is asking whether a separate body is needed to hold them accountable to beneficiaries.

  2. Video for Shane Jones making bold moves to strip Waitangi Tribunal of crucial powers
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    Shane Jones making bold moves to strip Waitangi Tribunal of crucial powers

    New Zealand First MP Shane Jones is making bold moves that could strip the Waitangi Tribunal of crucial powers. Jones says iwi should ultimately decide who has the right to make treaty claims in their area and that the Tribunal keeps interfering. He believes iwi politics should be addressed within the iwi but others claim smaller voices won't be heard.

  3. Video for Outcome measurements needed for Treaty payments with conditions – ACT Leader
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    Outcome measurements needed for Treaty payments with conditions – ACT Leader

    Act Leader David Seymour is calling for measurements to be put in place to account for Treaty settlement funding when it is allocated for a specific purpose. He says it is unclear if the $18-million funding provided so far to Te Arawa River Iwi Trust to clean up the Waikato River is being used for the reason it was given. 

  4. Video for Human Rights Commission backs UN report for Treaty rights
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    Human Rights Commission backs UN report for Treaty rights

    The Human Rights Commission is backing a report by the United Nations committee and their concerns that recommendations by the Waitangi Tribunal are not legally binding. 

  5. Video for Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei commemorates Treaty signing
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    Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei commemorates Treaty signing

    Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has issued a reminder to the government to honour commitments made by the Crown in the Treaty of Waitangi.

  6. Video for Apihai Te Kawau Day launched in Ōrākei
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    Apihai Te Kawau Day launched in Ōrākei

    Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei are hosting an Apihai Te Kawau Day today. This day signifies the day their Tupuna Apihai signed Te Tiriti o Waitangi.   

  7. Video for Ngāti Rangi Deed of Settlement marks new beginnings
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    Ngāti Rangi Deed of Settlement marks new beginnings

    The signing of the Deed of Settlement between Ngāti Rangi and the Crown took place on Raketepauma Marae, Waiouru today. The signing marks the culmination of years of work for the iwi and the first official signing for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister, Andrew Little.

  8. Video for Chair of Waitangi National Trust calls for Te Tiriti o Waitangi to return to Waitangi
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    Chair of Waitangi National Trust calls for Te Tiriti o Waitangi to return to Waitangi

    The newly-appointed Chair of the Waitangi National Trust, Pita Tipene wants the original Treaty of Waitangi document returned to be permanently housed in Waitangi.

  9. Video for Call for Treaty to be included in citizenship oath
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    Call for Treaty to be included in citizenship oath

    The issue of including the Treaty of Waitangi into the country's citizenship ceremony has resurfaced, following an online petition by a group of Māori and migrants, who are calling on the government to include the Treaty in the allegiance oath.

  10. Video for Te Tii Marae welcomes the nation
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    Te Tii Marae welcomes the nation

    Te Tii Marae welcomed visitors and officials despite being snubbed by the Government.

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