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Maraeroa A and B Block Initialled Deed of Settlement
|Date:||16 December 2010|
|Sub Category:||Deed of Settlement (New Zealand)|
|Location:||Aotearoa - New Zealand|
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|Maraeroa A and B blocks were part of the Maraeroa block, a subdivision of the Taupōnuiatia West block, which was part of Te Rohe Pōtae district.|
|Legal Reference:||This is an initialled Deed of Settlement. The settlement will only be implemented and redress transferred after ratification by the Iwi and the passage of settlement legislation.|
|Subject Matter:||Compensation | Land Management | Land Settlement | Land Transaction | Recognition Agreement / Acknowledgement | Recognition of Native Title or Traditional Ownership | Recognition of Traditional Rights and Interests|
|The Crown and the Original Owners of the Maraeroa A and B Blocks initialled a Deed of Settlement on the 16 December 2010 ('the Deed' or 'the Settlement'). |
The stated purpose of the Deed is to:
The package includes a $1.8 million financial
redress package and the return of conservation land and other property redress.
The Deed is also intended to enhance the ongoing relationship between the settling group and the Crown.
A Deed of Settlement is reached once a claim has been registered with the Waitangi Tribunal and has completed the settlement process of negotiation, ratification and execution, and in most circumstances, accompanied by a statute implementing the settlement. For more detailed information, see 'Deed of Settlement' below.
This Deed is yet to be approved by the relevant groups. Once ratified by them, this Deed will be signed, the settlement will be implemented and the redress transferred following the passage of settlement legislation.
| Background |
The descendants of the original owners of Maraeroa A and B blocks gave the mandated negotiators a mandate to negotiate a deed of settlement with the Crown by resolution of registered members put to those registered members present at five mandating hui held between 21 August 2010 and 29 August 2010.
The descendants of the original owners of Maraeroa A and B blocks by resolution held in August 2010 gave the mandated negotiators a mandate to negotiate a deed of settlement with the Crown.
The Crown recognised the mandate on 23 November 2010 and begun negotiating and agreed to enter into a deed of settlement based an agreement in principle.
Crown Acknowledgments And Apology
The acknowledgements and apology from the Crown to the people of Maraeroa A and B blocks reflects the historical account given in the Deed.
The Crown acknowledgments include the following:
The Crown makes an unreserved apology to the descendants of the original owners of the Maraeroa A and B blocks for the impact of the native land laws.
Settlement legislation will provide the following cultural redress:
The following is also included as part of the cultural redress:
The Crown must pay the governance entity on the settlement date $1,578,000, being the financial and commercial redress amount of $1,800,000 less $222,000 being the total transfer value of the commercial redress property being transferred on settlement date.
|Office of Treaty Settlements (16 December 2010) Maraeroa A and B Block Initialled General Matters Schedule|
|Office of Treaty Settlements (16 December 2010) Maraeroa A and B Block Initialled Property Redress Schedule|
|Office of Treaty Settlements (16 December 2010) Maraeroa A and B Block Initialled Documents Schedule|
|Office of Treaty Settlements (16 December 2010) Maraeroa A and B Block Initialled Attachments|
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