Story: Ngā whakataunga tiriti – Treaty of Waitangi settlement process

Treelords settlement, 2008

Treelords settlement, 2008

In 2008 Treaty Negotiations Minister Michael Cullen signed a deed of settlement with seven central North Island tribes, transferring ownership of over $400 million worth of state forest land and accumulated rentals. The so-called 'Treelords' deal (a play on the name of the earlier Sealord settlement) was the largest treaty settlement signed by that date.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Cartoon by Mark Winter (Chicane)

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Richard S. Hill. 'Ngā whakataunga tiriti – Treaty of Waitangi settlement process - Refining the settlement process', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 31-Jan-14
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/33056/treelords-settlement-2008