Te Ohu Kai Moana Trust and Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited were created ultimately out of the Māori Fisheries Settlement 1992 between Māori and the Crown.Te Ohu Kaimoana is the successor to the Māori Fisheries Commission (1989 – 1992) and the Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission (1992 – 2004). Wellington, New Zealand: Huia. For further information about Māori place names, see the Te Ara entry on Māori place names and Māori and Pākehā names in the Te Ara Places entry. Kupe, the great Māori explorer, is said to have stayed in the harbour hundreds of years ago and many place names in the harbour acknowledge his presence – Matiu and Makaro, or Somes and Ward Islands as they are also known, are the names of two of Kupe’s nieces. The Wellington region has a long and eventful Māori history, including its identification as "Te Upoko o Te Ika a Maui" or the Head of the fish of Maui. Neither Abel Tasman (in 1642) nor Captain Cook (in 1773) entered Wellington harbour, and it wasn’t until the New Zealand Company arrived that European settlement began in earnest. From the early 1900s, the cable car and electric trams opened up southern and eastern suburbs to commuters. By 1900 Lambton Quay, ‘the beach’ in 1840, was a long way back from the water’s edge of the bustling port town. When European settlers arrived they found thriving Māori settlements stretching from Waiwhetu on the eastern side of the Hutt Valley, Petone, round to settlements at the mouth of the Kaiwharawhara Stream to Pipitea Pa, Kumutoto Pa, Tiakiwai Pa and finally into Te Aro Pa in the heart of the waterfront. Around the same time, the city became the financial heart of New Zealand, with many imposing bank and insurance buildings springing up in the south Lambton Quay precinct. The first anniversary of Wellington was celebrated in 1841, one year after the arrival of the settler ship Aurora, which arrived on 22 January 1840 with 150 settlers after a four-month voyage from England. Tara was sent by his father to inspect the lower North Island in the twelfth century. But at the same time, the crust is being sheared sideways so that when the faults move they do so both vertically and sideways at the same time. Another leg-up came from the Liberals, who ruled for 21 years from 1890, led for much of that time by ‘King Dick’, creating many state jobs. After he left in early J… September 8, 2017. In 1968, however, a fearsome storm ripped roofs off houses and sank the ferry Wahine with the loss of 51 lives. Wellington’s buildings are well constructed and designed, and some public buildings are supported by state of the art ‘base isolator’ foundation bearings. The date of first settlement is a matter of debate, but current understanding is that the first arrivals came from East Polynesia in the late 13th century. In the Wellington region, the plate collision is compressing Earth’s crust in an east-west direction, almost like squeezing a corrugated sheet – the ridges go up and the valleys go down. Māori settlement. The so-called King Movement was a response to the increasing threat to the Maori land. Legends recount that Kupe discovered and explored the region in about the 10th century. By then the city was rebranding itself as the country’s cultural capital. So did building heights. Here are curated teaching and learning resources related to themes about the arrival and settlement of Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand. In 2005, archaeologists working on a site for an apartment project unearthed the remains of three whare (huts). About the book. This naming presupposes the ability of early Māori to view Aotearoa from the heavens and envisage the fish-like shape of the whole North Island. Today, the Wellington’s Tenths Trust looks after the interests of the more than 4500 descendents of the original ‘tenths’ owners. Te Papa is so vast it actually has more than enough to keep you engaged for all of your time in Wellington but there’s plenty more to be explored elsewhere too so tear yourself away and take a stroll along the waterfront to the modern building known as Te Wharewaka o Poneke or Te Raukura, built on the site of a former Maori settlement or ‘pa’ The increasing suburban sprawl brought problems. Warmer sites were favoured by the candelabra-branched tawa, and by kohekohe, with its cauliflorous flowers sprouting profusely straight from the trunk, in mid-winter. Underneath the Wellington region, the hard ‘basement’ rocks of Earth’s crust are known as greywacke, essentially sandstone with a silt or mud content. Ngai Tara eventually amalgamated with another iwi, Ngati Ira. Although modern New Zealand archaeology has largely clarified questions of the origin and dates of the earliest migrations, some theorists have continued to speculate that what is now New Zealand was discovered by Melanesians, 'Celts', Greeks, Egyptians or the Chinese, before the arrival of the Polynesian ancestors of the Māori. Sports fans got the ‘Cake Tin’, the shiny Westpac Stadium, the first major development around the reviving rail yards area. The collision between the two plates is responsible for almost all topographic features of the New Zealand landscape. Carwyn Jones, an associate professor at the Victoria University of Wellington Law School who specialises in Māori customary law and Treaty settlements, also takes issue with the existing process, but says that an Ihumātao settlement won't provide legal precedent for altering it. Along the route you will see and experience a diversity of interesting natural features and eco-systems, from wild coastline, wetland and inland lakes, to farmland crossings and detours through regenerating native bush – all giving an insight into the life of the harbour before humans arrived …. Te Ātiawa settled the inner harbour area and had a close relationship with Ngāti Toa further north. For some other well-known place names, see the Ingoa Wāhi o Aotearoa interactive map on the Kōrero Māori website. They are believed to be 215-200 million years old and formed as sea-floor sediment accumulated in horizontal layers. New Zealand has a shorter human history than any other country. Estuaries teemed with aquatic and salt-tolerant plants in broad, subtle colour bands, and dunes were clothed in a pelt of silver spinifex and golden pingao, with handsome plumes of coastal toetoe waving high overhead. We welcome your ideas, information and donations of time, money and services. The cone-shaped hilltop was flattened off and lowered by some 30 metres , and so any remnants of Māori use and occupation are likely to have long since been removed. After the war, tariff barriers enabled industry to flourish, especially in the Hutt Valley. Our sole aim is to develop and promote this exciting project. A book, written by a Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington academic, argues that genuine and durable reconciliation can occur only when the importance of Māori legal traditions in the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process is recognised. On the swampy valley floors kahikatea towered above, and in the areas of open water were extensive groves of cabbage trees, swamp toetoe and flax. It could move up to 1.5 m vertically and 3 m horizontally, the earthquake potentially exceeding 7.5 on the Richter Scale. Māori economy in the Greater Wellington Region March 2018 Making sense of the numbers i Making sense of the numbers The Māori economy is an (integrated) subset within the broader New Zealand economy and cannot be seen in According to Māori tradition, Wellington Harbour was originally a lake and home to two great taniwha (mythic water monsters) named Ngake and Whātaitai. Some areas of Wellington City are built on reclaimed land or relatively unconsolidated sediment, but most dwellings are built on solid rock or very stiff sediment. Join the Māori Affairs Committee as it hears submissions for its Inquiry into health inequities for Māori (Wellington, 13 November 2019) This inquiry is focused on cancer care. Here leading scholars consider the impact of Treaty settlements on the management and ownership of key resources (lands, forests and fisheries); they look at the economic and social consequences for Māori, and the impact of the settlement process on Crown–Māori relationships. According to Maori legend, the demigod Maui is said to have fished up the North Island of New Zealand, Te Ika o Maui, from his great canoe (the South Island). Tall tree fern species, ferns-that-are-trees, raised their elegant umbrellas to the canopy or arched their graceful fronds in the dimness of the understory. We welcome and invite comments and suggestions. Some settlers were a little surprised when they discovered their estate, purchased sight-unseen, wasn’t exactly ‘flat section, all day sun’! On the higher slopes, thousands of northern rata reached to over 30 metres high, flowering at Christmas and turning the hills crimson for weeks on end, to the delight of nectar-seeking tui and korimako. Wellington didn’t start out as New Zealand’s capital city. The context to this is the ongoing legal action between Mau Whenua and the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust.. The town then relocated to the south-western end of the harbour. A shake-up of a different kind took place 20 years later when free-market policies trimmed the public sector. Te Whanganui a Tara is another name Māori gave the area – a name said to come from Whatonga’s son Tara who was sent down from the Mahia Peninsula by his father to explore southern lands for their people to settle. The surrounding bush and streams were all rich sources of food and other supplies – whether it was tuna (eels) from the many streams that fed the harbour, harakeke (flax) from Motukairangi (Miramar Peninsula), or totara for waka (canoes) and whare (houses), from the dense bush further inland to the west, the iwi were in every sense kaitiaki (guardians) of their environment. It was Tara whose name was given to the harbour, still in use today – Te Whanganui a Tara, meaning ‘the Great Harbour of Tara’. The first came from the railways, which from the late 1870s provided better access to the productive farms and townships of the interior. Ministers. 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