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The Deed of Settlement for Rangitāne o Wairarapa and Rangitāne o Tamaki nui-ā-Rua was initialled by the Trust, Tū Mai Rā and iwi members on 11 May 2016.  The initialling took place in Parliament with Rūnanga members and kaumātua present for a very special ceremony and an exciting milestone for Rangitāne.

The initialled Deed of Settlement has been presented to the iwi for ratification.

Voting closed on Friday 1 July 2016 following seven hui held in May and June 2016 to provide information on the Deed of Settlement.

The iwi celebrated the signing of the Deed of Settlement with the Crown on Saturday 6 August 2016 at a ceremony at Mākirikiri Marae, Dannevirke.  Visit our Facebook page for photos and updates.

Download the Rangitāne Deed of Settlement and Schedules here.

Download the Ratification Booklet here.

Ratification Results available here.