Ngati Wehi Wehi Claimant Hui 21 June 2014

Saturday 14th June 2014

Te Kotahitanga o Te Iwi o Ngäti Wehi Wehi


Marae Trustees Management Committee


Notice is given that the Marae Trustees and Management Committee will hold a WAI 1482 Treaty of Waitangi Claimant hui in the Poririua ki Manawatu District Inquiry (Wai 2200) on Saturday 21st June commencing at 10am.


Venue: Ngati Wehi Wehi Marae

             940 State Highway One



The hearing is open to all descendants of Wehi Wehi and will be an opportunity to discuss the Te Kotahitanga o Te Iwi o Ngati Wehi Wehi treaty claims and journey to date.
Dated 9th June 2014
Richard Orzecki

Wai 1482 Claimant Meeting
Saturday 21st July 2012

Wai1482 Claimants on behalf of themselves, and of Te Kotahitanga o te Iwi o Ngati Wehi Wehi include Ropata (Bob)William Miratana and Patricia (Paddy) Ngatakutai Jacobs, Richard (Rihari) Edward Orzecki met today at Ngati Wehi Wehi marae to discuss a number of important issues to do with our claims both in the Wai2200 Taihape ki Kapiti inquiry area and in the Wai898 Te Rohe Potae Inquiry District.

Wai1482 Claimants meeting at Wehi Wehi marae


The meeting was fruitful and a number of matters were confirmed by email to moved our claims forward. The claims process started in April 2008 so we are four years into this process.We are asking all of our whanau who have an interest in participating in the process or providing some help to make contact with our claimant members.

Click on Project Brief for Ngati Wehi Wehi and Ngati Kauwhata 


Statement of Claim and WAI number

Te Kotahitanga o te Iwi o Ngati Wehi Wehi had sent its claim to legal advisors Rainey Collins on Wednesday June 4th, 2008. The Statement of Claim had taken over six months to complete. The marae committee unanimously endorsed the claim be lodged as soon as possible at its meeting on Tuesday June 2nd.

Richard Orzecki Chairman of Ngati Wehi Wehi and Ropata (Bobbie) Miratana had lodged the claim on behalf of themselves and Te Kotahitanga o te Iwi o Ngati Wehi Wehi.

 Statement of Claim dated June 2nd 2008

Rainey Collins then lodge the Statement of Claim with the Waitangi Tribunal with no timeframe on when it might be registered except to say that all claims had to be lodged by Septmber 30th, 2008 hence unprecedented activity was happening.

On July 15th 2008 we received a letter from the Waitangi Tribunal to confirm that Statement of Claim filed in 4 June 2008 was allocated a WAI number 1482 and is titled  'Te Kotahitanga o te Iwi o Ngati Wehi Wehi Claim' and was registered on 7 July 2008.  So this important milestone tool just over a month to complete.

 Waitangi Tribunal Registration of New Claim

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