News Pānui

Te Wero Nui roadshow Whitianga. Let’s rid our moana of exotic Caulerpa!

Great to see Whitianga community members, iwi leaders, scientists, experts in mātauranga Māori, rangatahi, MP Scott Simpson, MPI, divers and business people all turn out for Te Wero Nui- the […]

Ngāti Hei present Coromandel Scallop Restoration Plan to Hauraki Gulf Forum

Ngāti Hei, in collaboration with LegaSea, presented their plan to restore the Tipa / Scallop population on Eastern Coromandel today to the Hauraki Gulf Forum (HGF), the statutory co-governance entity […]

Ngāti Hei request enforcement of rāhui on tipa

Today Ngāti Hei have requested a formal temporary closure (S186A under the Fisheries Act 1996) of the tipa/scallop fisheries in line with the rāhui placed in December 2020.

Voluntary rāhui imposed on Coromandel scallop fishery

Opito Bay locals have joined forces with Ngāti Hei to put a voluntary rāhui in place, banning scallop harvesting over summer. The rāhui was put in place by kaumātua Joe […]

Joe Davis made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit

Well-known Wharekaho resident and Ngāti Hei kaumātua, Joe Davis, has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List released on Monday […]

The Ngāti Hei 2019 AGM

Approval of the Deed of Settlement and PSGE

Crown recognises the mandate of the Ngāti Hei negotiators

Today, the Crown recognised the mandate of the Ngāti Hei negotiators to negotiate a comprehensive settlement of the historical Te Tiriti o Waitangi claims of Ngāti Hei with the Crown.

Ngāti Hei protests the sale of Whenuakite

Ngāti Hei, Mana Whenua along with Hauraki representatives, re-occupied the Whenuakite Station to prevent the sale by Landcorp of this piece of land identified as part of the iwi’s Treaty […]