Tribal Candidates - Local Body Elections 2019
1 Oct 2019
Get to know the Waikato tribal members who are standing for council in your rohe. Keep checking in as more members will added to the list as bios become available.
Candidate statements represent the individual only and do not represent the views of Waikato-Tainui or its holdings companies.
Te Hitori o Te Raupatu
Timeline of significant events
Pootatau Te Wherowhero is installed as first Maaori King, signs He Whakaputanga, the Declaration of Independence.
Taawhiao Pootatau Te Wherowhero becomes the second Maaori King.
Invasion of the Waikato – July to December. New Zealand Settlements Act. Government confiscated 1,202,172 acres.
Kiingi Maahuta installed as the third Maaori King.
Kiingi Te Rata succeeds his father to become the fourth Maaori King.
Government attempts military conscription in Waikato during World War I. Kiingitanga leader Te Puea Heerangi maintains that Waikato had 'its own King' and would not fight for the British King.
Kiingi Koroki appointed as fifth Maaori King.
Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu succeeds her father to be the sixth and the longest-serving leader of the Kiingtanga.
The Waitangi Tribunal receives the Waikato-Tainui WAI 30 claim concerning lands confiscated, Waikato River bed, fisheries and harbours.
Hopuhopu and Te Rapa is returned.
December 21 the signing of the Heads of Agreement to the Deed of Settlement at Hopuhopu.
Kiingi Tuuheitia is installed.
The Waikato-Tainui Deed of Settlement for the Waikato River is signed.