Treaty Settlement

The Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust was mandated by the uri, whānau and hapū of Ngāti Hāua to seek a Crown recognised mandate to represent ngā uri o Ngāti Hāua in Treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown.

A Crown recognised mandate enables the Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust to negotiate an initialled Ngāti Hāua Deed of Settlement with the Crown on behalf of ngā uri o Ngāti Hāua. The Ngāti Hāua Iwi Trust would present the initialled Ngāti Hāua Deed of Settlement to the Ngāti Hāua claimant community for consideration and ratification.

Treaty Communications

Our Journey

Office of Treaty Settlements Settlement Process

Stage I: Preparing Claims for Negotiation

  • Mandate Strategy
  • Deed of Mandate

Stage II: Pre-Negotiation

  • Claimant funding
  • Agreeing Terms of Negotiation

Stage III: Negotiations

  • – – We are here 
  • Agreement in Principle
  • Draft Deed of Settlement initialled

Stage IV: Ratification and Implementation

  • Ratification of the Deed
  • Deed of Settlement
  • Governance