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The following historical Treaty of Waitangi claims are included in the Trust’s mandate:

Wai No Claim Title Claimant
166 Rangitāne o Tamaki Nui-ā-Rua Manahi Paewai on behalf of Rangitāne o Tamaki Nui-ā-Rua Incorporated Society
175 Hutt Valley and Cape Palliser Lands Claim James Rimene and Piriniha Te Tau on behalf of Rangitāne o Wairarapa Incorporated Society
171 Tautane and Other Blocks Claim Henare Matua Kani on behalf of the descendants of Henare Matua
420 Mataikona A2 Claim George Matthews (Warren Chase on behalf of Te Hika o Pāpāuma)
770 Karaitiana Te Korou Whānau Claim Edward Francis Karaitiana on behalf of the Karaitiana Te Korou whānau
943 Ngāti Hore Claim Lance Tuiarangi Ratima on behalf of the descendants of Horomona Ratima
1008 Anaru Whānau Claim Kerylee Jan Anaru on behalf of the descendants of Pahira Anaru
1568 Rangitāne o Tamaki Nui-ā-Rua - interests in the Southern Hawke’s Bay district Manahi Paewai, John Nepe Apatu and Lui Paewai
1634 Rangitāne o Tamaki Nui-ā-Rua - interests in Te Ahu a Turanga block located west of the Ruahine and Tararua ranges Hepa Tatere, Manahi Paewai and Lui Paewai
1950 Ehetere Kawemata Rautahi Whānau Claim Jocelyn Pattison
2211 Descendants of Te Hiko Whānau Claim Leonard (Tami) Te Hiko Thompson

The Trust’s mandate encompasses all historical claims of Rangitāne o Tāmaki Nui-ā-Rua and Rangitāne o Wairarapa which have not yet been registered with the Waitangi Tribunal, including claims of individuals or whānau.

The Trust acknowledges the claims of individuals, whānau and hapū noted above and is committed to representing these claims effectively as part of their settlement negotiations with the Crown. Although the Trust is the mandated body who will negotiate and settle these claims, the Trust is committed to consulting with the claimants it represents as appropriate and will keep those claimants updated as to the progress of the Rangitāne negotiations.