Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara Claims Settlement Act 2013

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13 Meaning of historical claims
  • (1) In this Act, historical claims

    • (a) means the claims described in subsections (2) and (3); but

    • (b) does not include the claims described in subsection (4).

    (2) The historical claims are every claim that Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara or a representative entity of Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara had at, or at any time before, the settlement date, or may have at any time after the settlement date, and that—

    • (a) is founded on a right arising—

      • (ii) under legislation; or

      • (iii) at common law (including aboriginal title or customary law); or

      • (iv) from a fiduciary duty; or

      • (v) otherwise; and

    • (b) arises from, or relates to, acts or omissions before 21 September 1992—

      • (i) by, or on behalf of, the Crown; or

      • (ii) by or under legislation.

    (3) The historical claims include—

    • (a) every claim that relates exclusively to Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara or a representative entity of Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara, to the extent that subsection (2) applies to a claim, including—

      • (i) Wai 279—Te Kēti B Block claim; and

      • (ii) Wai 312—Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara ki te Tonga claim; and

      • (iii) Wai 733—Ōtakanini Lands and Resources claim; and

    • (b) every other claim to the Waitangi Tribunal, so far as it relates to Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara or a representative entity, to the extent that subsection (2) applies to a claim, including—

      • (i) Wai 121—Manukau Māori Trust Board (Ngāti Whātua Lands and Fisheries) claim; and

      • (ii) Wai 303—Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua claim; and

      • (iii) Wai 756—Te Tao Ū Southern Kaipara Lands and Resources claim; and

      • (iv) Wai 798—Ngāti Rango claim; and

      • (v) Wai 861—Te Tai Tokerau District Māori Council claim; and

      • (vi) Wai 881—Haumoewharangi-Maki descendants claim; and

      • (vii) Wai 887—Watene Tautari Whakapapa Whānau Trust claim; and

      • (viii) Wai 1045—Ngāti Marua claim; and

      • (ix) Wai 1046—Ngāti Whātua Tūturu o Te Tao Ū claim; and

      • (x) Wai 1114—Te Runanga o Te Tao Ū claim; and

      • (xi) Wai 1127—Ngā Oho o Te Tao Ū claim; and

      • (xii) Wai 1128—Te Tao Ū (Auckland) Land Alienation claim; and

      • (xiii) Wai 1146—Te Tao Ū Land and Resources claim; and

      • (xiv) Wai 1519—Ngāti Whātua (Josephs) claim; and

      • (xv) Wai 1825—Deborah Kapa and the descendants of Hetaraka Takapuna claim; and

      • (xvi) Wai 2181—Ngā Uri o Maki-nui claim.

    (4) However, the historical claims do not include—

    • (b) a claim that a member of Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara, or a whānau, hapū, or group referred to in section 12(1)(c), had or may have that is founded on a right arising by virtue of being descended from an ancestor who is not referred to in section 12(1)(a); or

    • (c) a claim that a representative entity may have to the extent that the claim is, or is based on, a claim referred to in paragraph (a) or (b).

    (5) A claim may be a historical claim whether or not the claim has arisen or been considered, researched, registered, notified, or made on or before the settlement date.