THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CO-GOVERNANCE WITH IWI IS NOT A NEW STRATEGY
The implementation of a co-governance structure between Crown (Govt) and Iwi prioritises the Water Working Group for the Hamilton to Auckland Corridor Plan and Waikato District Blueprint Incorporated.
The Local Government Accord 2010 was made between the Minister of Local Govt and Waikato-Tainui Te Kauhanganui Incorporated as the trustee of the Waikato Raupatu River Trust (Waikato-Tainui)
The background of the Local Govt Accord came under the Waikato Raupata Claims Settlement Act 1995 which settled certain claims made to the Waitangi Tribunal by Robert Te Kotahi Mahuta of the Tainui Maori Trust Board and Ngaa Maree Toopu
By deed of settlement dated August 22nd 2008 Waikato-Tainui and the Crown (Govt) reached agreement on the terms of settlement to enter a new age of co-management over the Waikato River . However they agreed to a revised deed of settlement 17th December 2009
The Kiingitanga Accord was signed between Government and Waikato-Tainui 22nd August 2008 remains in force. The government have agreed to various accords to facilitate, advance so management a public private partnership with Waikato-Tainui. The commercial arm of Waikato-Tainui is Tainui Holdings.
The Kiingitanga Accord clause 9.4 deed of settlement and clause 3.1 further the enhancement of the relationship between Waikato-Tainui and the Govt.
3.2 and 3.3 Gives authority and rights of control over the Waikato River to Iwi
Local, Central Govt affirming partnerships with tangata whenua on agreed matters to achieve an integrated settlement pattern that enables, aligns infrastructure and funding, collaborates on growth management and cross boundary issues, effective new growth management tools and opportunities.
Providing thought leadership on key issues relevant to growth management affirming partnerships with between tangata whenua, central and local council, an integrated settlement plan to collaborate new growth management tools, collaborating on other initiatives including -promote sustainable resource use includes water, minerals, soil and energy
Collaborating on Growth Management, Waters, Transport, Land integration issues as to Spatial planning, inter-regional connections, Boundaryless planning, Implementation HA2. Te Ture Whaimana one place to enagage partners with Central, Local Govt
A vision that responds to the government Zero Emissions, a climate emergency, climate urgency, supporting a lower carbon economy through a more compact intensive urban form. The Tangata Whenua Vision for the Future Proof Strategy
Interesting information granted under OIA https://environment.govt.nz/assets/what-government-is-doing/fast-track/Ohinewai/18.14-compiled_comments_received_redacted.pdf
https://waikatoregion.govt.nz/assets/PageFiles/15805/jMAs/2276497%20Tainui.pdf Relationship agreement under the RMA. Waikato Raupata River Trust (Waikato-Tainui) and Waikato Regional Council (Co Management Agreement for Waikato River Related Lands)
https://waikatotainui.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/2010-06-18-Local-Government-Accord.pdf Minister of Local Government and Waikato Tainui. Local Government Accord 18th June 2010