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Ngā Pūrongo a Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi Waitangi Tribunal Reports

On this page we've gathered a bibliography of Waitangi Tribunal research reports relating to Wellington, and a list of related theses.

Final report for Wai 145

"Released in 2003, Te Whanganui a Tara me ona Takiwa: Report on the Wellington District is a report on 13 claims relating to the area covered by the New Zealand Company's 1839 Port Nicholson deed of purchase, as extended in 1844 to the southwest coast. The inquiry area consists of the takiwa (district, or environs) of Te Whanganui a Tara (Wellington Harbour or Port Nicholson), including Wellington city and the Hutt Valley. The report deals with the complex process by which this land was acquired from Māori, and with issues relating to the administration and alienation of Māori reserves in the inquiry area."

Research reports (Inquiry documents)

These are research reports prepared in the process of gathering evidence for Waitangi Tribunal inquiries, and may be undertaken by claimants, Waitangi Tribunal staff and contractors, Crown Forestry Rental Trust researchers, and commissioned researchers.

Report title Authors Document reference Year
Waitangi Tribunal Rangahaua Whanui series. District 12: Wellington District, Port Nicholson, Hutt Valley, Porirua Rangitikei & Manawatu Anderson, Robyn, and Keith Pickens Wai 145 doc 12 1996
Ngati Mutunga in the Wellington Region : a report to the Waitangi Tribunal Boast, R. P. 1998
Ngati Toa in the Wellington Region : a report to the Waitangi Tribunal Boast, R. P. Wai 145 doc H8, doc H89a0, H89b 1997
Ngati Toa and the colonial state : a report to the Waitangi Tribunal Boast, R. P. Wai 145 K2 and summary K2(b) 1998
Sources for Rangitane history in the Port Nicholson Deed district : sources held in the Alexander Turnbull Library Chrisp, Tipene Wai 145 Doc J8 1998
Te Whanganui-a-Tara customary tenure, 1750-1850 Ehrhardt, Penny 1993
Ngati Rangatahi Hippolite, Joy Wai 145 doc H4
Customary occupation, tenure and rights along the West and South coasts of Wellington, within the boundaries of the Port Nicholson Deed, as extended in 1844 Lawton, Tata R Wai 145, K1 1998
Te Whanganui-a-Tara : foreshores reclamations report McClean, Robert Wai 145 doc 19 1997
Questions regarding the Port Nicholson purchase Moore, Duncan Wai 145, doc I7 1997
Document bank to support the report : The Wellington Town Belt, 1839-1861 Moore, D. Wai 145 , K3(a) 1998
The Wellington Tenths, 1873-1896 : a report commissioned by the Waitangi Tribunal Pickens, K. A. Wai 145 Doc I11 1997
Report on the McCleverty Arrangements and McCleverty Awards Quinn, Steve Wai 145, doc I8 1997

Related theses

Related theses
Report title Authors Document reference Year
The origins of Ngati Kahungunu Ballara, Angela PhD, Victoria University 1991
The struggle for land in the Hutt Valley, 1840-1875 Evans, Carol M. MA, Victoria University 1960
The protectorate of Aborigines, 1840-46 Gibbons, P. MA, Victoria University 1963
He whenua te utu : the payment will be land Parsonson, Ann PhD, Canterbury University 1978

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