Wednesday, July 9, 2014

False Membership Registrations

An example of issues arising from people who pretend to have whakapapa they don't have!

Ngati Maru Membership Issues  click link...
Unverifiable Whakapapa cannot be accepted in registrations,  in respect to those who actually have true whakapapa to Ngatiawa.  
This is not acceptable "we know who we are and we don't have to tell you" is not accepted as proof of whakapapa to register anywhere in the country.   
Registration has been a issue in Taranaki with TAIA ratification process, with TAIA representatives having to phone people and apologise for declining registrations. 

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Chairmen's Wish Granted

Due to being sent an email by the Chairmen of Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust and Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Marae Chairmen, to "SHUT UP - No Body wants to hear anything the  Ngatiawa Claimants WAI 1018 and 609 have to say, they have been granted their wish.  

No treaty claim related information will be posted on this blog, those who want to know and are interested in what is being filed, discussed, and written for Ngatiawa claims.  
In August 2014 can register on - those already registered will recieve an email with password to access documents.  
New registrations will need to fill in a whakapapa form.  We are governed by the privacy act and cannot disclose information recieved in registrations.  We will not force anyone to read or be informed on Treaty Claim progress or reports being formulated.  
We were informed today by our Barrister we have 7 barristers, lawyers, a historian and renowned Ngatiawa ki Taranaki translaters working on our WAI 1018 claim, paid for by legal aid.
As we have already stated, being displaced Ngatiawa with NO Marae to stand on... our claim is unique.  We are dedicated workers... We are not alone... We are not show ponies waiting for the cameras to arrive... 

Friday, June 20, 2014

No Direct Negotiations

Waitangi Tribunal Judge Carin Fox, has confirmed in writing... 

That the Hemi Winterburn-Webster Sundgren AWCT, Ngati Toa-Raukawa-Atiawa Trust with NO treaty claim, Marae Parata claim WAI 88, Takamore and the ART Confederation claimants are NOT in Direct Negotiations with Office of Treaty Settlements.

Ngātiawa Claimants are staying to the Kaupapa our story will be told, in a Waitangi Tribunal Judicial Hearing by those with Ngatiawa blood only.  

Who are not constricted to the "Mental Enslavement" of having Ngati Toa and Raukawa loyalties.  To the detriment of those with Ngātiawa whakapapa only.  
Conflicted, Ngati Toa and Raukawa can take there claim issues into the Raukawa hearings or sort them out directly with Ngati Toa.  They are not Ngātiawa issues.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust - Attempts to take over Treaty Claims

Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust (AWCT) February 2014 continued non-Transparent practices.  

Emails have been received by Ngātiawa WAI 1018 claimants under the Official Information Act.  Copies of interactions between Hemi Winterburn-Webster Sundgren, Cherie Seamark - AWCT and Patrick Southee, Acting Manager - Settlement Development Office of Treaty Settlements (OTS.) 
That state the following: 
Office of Treaty Settlements (OTS) email 20/02/2014 "This meeting is an opportunity to discuss mandating for the Treaty settlement process GENERALLY...
The meeting also discussed Ture Whenua Act 1993 and Takutai Moana Act 2011. Hui held on 28/02/201 at Tatum Park, Otaki
Email 26/02/2014: "As far as we are aware we do not have specific kaupapa or issues to discuss at this stage.  Thank you for the opportunity and we look forward to hearing more about the mandating process that lies ahead for us." AWCT
AWCT is attempting to set up the same process that has stalled and created havoc for Muaupoko claimants for the last 5 years.  As Muaupoko Tribal Council did not have a Treaty Claim.  This division is in Taranaki, Nga Puhi and Tuhoe currently, creating major irreparable damage to whanau and hapū.  
Which the OTS thoroughly enjoys, the kūpapa/loyalists who promote this distention get huge amounts of $$$ to maintain the division on behalf of government.  Maintaining the "Master and the Servant" British colonial system.
A similar issue is occurring currently in Taranaki, Te Atiawa Iwi Authority is in conflict with Taranaki Iwi Settlement claimants over the issues at Parihaka not being addressed in a fair just manner. 
Taranaki Iwi claimants researcher Mr Sundgren is creating the same chaos on the Kapiti Coast.  Between his Ngati Toa, Raukawa and AWCT organisations to confuse the people.  In an attempt to cut out tuturu Ngātiawa claimants.
Ngātiawa Claims have nothing to do with the coalition of Ngati Toa, Raukawa and Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Iwi named and set up by government in 1980's, and AWCT set up in 2007.
Ngātiawa Tuturu notified the Min of Treaty Settlements OTS of our concerns regarding Mr Sundgren and whangai a month ago.  Our gut instincts were right.  Mr Sundgren and his Ngati Toa, Raukawa, govt named Atiawa Trust and (AWCT) will not get away with this injustice.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Monday, June 9, 2014

Ngatiawa Written out of History on Kapiti Coast by Charitable Trust Chairman

Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust, Ngati Toa-Raukawa Chairman Hemi Winterburn/Webster Sundgren has created new history for his Te Ati Awa ki Whakarongotai. 

On his Charitable Trust website.  Granted it is cut and pasted from government websites, so it is the governments version of Te Ati Awa history on Kapiti Coast. 
Uses our tupuna name Te Rangitaake (Wiremu Kingi- W'iti) who signed the Treaty in 1840 under Ngātiawa with 23 others
According to his website Ngātiawa did not, and currently do not exist in the Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust historical account of Kapiti Coast. 
What a stupid piece of manipulated false history to write, how shameful.  Someone needs to tell him to take a walk in our Takemore Urupa; many headstones with Ngātiawa on them read the Treaty Signatories and Land Transfer Documents.
This is by far the most ridiculous thing the Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust has written and posted on their website, laughable really. Also sad, to see them create false history's and realities.   For What?  $$$ never mind the truth.  

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Parata-Webber CFRT Funding Declined Letter & Parliament Statement Link Repaired

Parata-Webber document file to parliament August 2013 click on link  Parata-Webber Statement Parliament Aug 2013

Parata-Webber Letter Regarding Crown Forest Rental funding... click on link

Thursday, June 5, 2014

WAI 1018, 609 & 238 Barristers

David Stone and Kathy Ertel barristers for Ngātiawa Iwi ki Kapiti, Treaty Claims WAI 1018, 609 & 238.  

Barristers will NOT accept any recommendation from their clients to give up their rights under the Treaty of Waitangi.  To process their Claims they have worked on and self-funded for the last 15 years, in a transparent manner. 

Who is Whakarongotai Marae Chairman

Who is George Thomas-Jenkins? 

He is the Grandson of Rangi and Kate Thomas, he was bought up by his Mum's adopted parents our beautiful Auntie Eke and Uncle George Jenkins.  

He is married to a Parata and is well known for his chaotic lifestyle choices.   
Works for Ministry of Internal Affairs, and previously worked for Waitangi Tribunal hence the ingrained government Pākehā thought governance structures.  
It is this statement filed to Parliament in August 2013 and severe abuse at Whakarongotai Parata Marae. 
2013 Parata-Webber Whanau Statement to Parliamentn click link REPAIRED
That promoted the Ngātiawa claimants to accept Whakarongotai Marae Chairman and Trustees rejection, with dignity.

A decision, signed by 100 people was made too move on with our own Hapū development. 

  • To create a safe environment for the 100’s of displaced Ngātiawa Kui, Koro, Rangatahi and Mokopuna that are not welcome to his Whakarongotai Parata Marae.  
  • No big deal, a well-known practice for Māori, no need for aggression we accept Whakarongotai Marae Chairman & Trustees decision. 
  • We tried for 5 years to gain their acceptance as transparent Ngātiawa human beings, shared whakapapa and research we failed!
  • We have NO MALICE towards them; we wish them the best in their present and future.
 Are we excited and relieved, we can create a safe environment for our Koro, Kui, and mokopuna to come home and live out their twilight years with NO ongoing abuse - YES!   

We thank Ngā Tupuna, and whanau in Picton, Poneke, Kapiti Coast and Taranaki for their support. 

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

George Thomas-Jenkins Desire to Strip Ngātiawa Claimants of their Tino Rangatiratanga

George Thomas-Jenkins demands Ngātiawa Claimants give up their Treaty Claims. 

Date: Wed Jun 04 2014 13:44:39 GMT+1200 (New Zealand Standard Time)
Subject: Ngātiawa ki Kapiti Claims
To: To: Kelly Floyd Cc: Leo Watson , David Stone , Kathy Ertel , Afeaki Chambers , Karen Feint , Annette Sykes , Anthony Ruakere , Eddie Taia , Tamaki Legal , Chris Webber , Hari Benevides , Bruce Lyall , Linda Thornton , Tony Shepherd , Donna Hall , Bryan Gilling , Bronwyn Mill , Chelsea Terei , Chris , Jude Murdoch , Larissa Maulder , Yashveen Singh , Jane Ferguson , Casey Haumaha , Mereana Selby , Kelly Bevan , Bernadette Arapere , Dominic Wilson , Erin Thompson , Ihipera Peters , Dennis Emery , Grant Huwyler , Grace LeGros , Turoa Karatea , Jordan Haines-Winiata , Maui Solomon , Mark Coubrough , Turoa , Utiku Potaka , Ani Parata , Moana Sinclair , Tony Sinclair , Ati Awa Trust , Kristie Parata
Kia ora Koutou,
Though this sounds cynical, I am not surprised. 
As Chairperson of the Waikanae Marae Trustees, representing the interests of the people of Waikanae Marae insofar as Marae business is concerned, I state that this is a matter of direct and great concern to Waikanae Marae, and therefore to the people of Waikanae Marae.  It appears to me that this funding application has been declined because of 2 main reasons:
1.  CFRT Process.
2.  The sad old story that Maori cannot get their own shit together. I make no apologies for my language.
There is no point worrying over that which we cannot control, so the first thing that must be done is for Waikanae/NgaAtiawa claimants to get their shit together.  This is a call to all those claimants to stop fighting each other.  If we can't get over ourselves for our own sake then please do it for the sake of our children.
But the reality is, I don't think we can get over ourselves.  So I propose that each claimant instructs their counsel to form a claimant counsel team.  Essentially, I am asking for each claimant to give up their representation to the team of counsel, so that they can do what they think is in the best interests of the claimant grouping, without any of our political bullshit getting in the way.
Once again, I make no apologies for my language, because I certainly do not want to be apologising to my children and the generations to come, because we can't get our shit together.
Best regards,
George Jenkins
(06) 368 9115 hm
(04) 439 7997 wk
Interesting take, from an uninformed point of view, from a Chairman who refused to put a 4 year timeline report on the progress of Ngātiawa Treaty Claim Hearings in his Marae minutes a year ago. Who has never been to a Waitangi Tribunal Hearing, has not bothered to be part of the discussions with CFRT in 5 years.  

Insults Judge Carin Fox, Sir Eddie Drury, Prof. Whatarangi Winiata, Dennis Emery and our Barristers intellect.  Who have done every thing possible to change CFRT's decision. We thank the Judge, Koro Eddie, Whatarangi, Dennis and David for your faith in us. 

What we would like to implement that those making broad statements such as this be DRUG TESTED, prior to their words being given time or thought

Ngātiawa WAI 1018 and 609 Claimants who have been displaced and have NO MARAE to stand ON... WILL NOT BE GIVING UP OUR CLAIMS TO A PAKEHA TRAIN OF THOUGHT. 

Stripping us of our Tino Rangatiratanga and rights under the Treaty o Waitangi. 


Excuse the profanity "We do have our shit together, to NOT fall into that trap again." 
 NO we will not instruct our Barristers to strip us of our rights under Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi."
We have the right to create a space for all of us and our mokopuna to come home too, to be left to live our lives unmolested. 

Monday, June 2, 2014

Koro Huirangi "Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit"

Having breakfast in a police cell followed

by lunch with the governor general is one

of many stories Dr Huirangi Eruera 

Waikerepuru tells.

Dr Huirangi Waikerepuru
The man who was

made a Companion of 

the New Zealand Order 

of Merit today said his

run-in with police

was a misunderstanding.

Koro Huirangi Waikerepuru Honoured click link