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Wally, Tribal Politics -Again

I hear that Wally Stone was dabbling in tribal politics while Chair of NTHC. Apparently he recruited and paid Ngai Tahu people as “consultants” These "consultants" have been openly critical of Tront and the Office. But the eventual aim was to groom these people to stand as Tront representatives. The Runanga being targeted are in…



Strong Support for Solomon- The Press

 This appeared in "The Press" today    "Ngai Tahu leader Mark Solomon has strong backing within the tribe despite calls for his resignation, insiders say. An email petition, initiated by the Awarua runanga in Bluff, said tribal members had lost confidence in Solomon's leadership and called for his dismissal. However, former Ngai Tahu Holdings Corporation…



Hui Rehua Marae- 20 March-

Mark Solomon has called a meeting at Rehua Marae at 2 pm Fri 20 March – this is now general knowledge among shareholders. I have been given an as assurance that the hui will be recorded on film /video so that the hui will be available to shareholders. This is a major step forward from…



PeaceMakers- Why?

A valid point was made in the comments in "Solomon Retains His Position" "Hard to imagine how the two groups are ever going to get on… so are we in for a perpetual to-ing and fro-ing as they have turnabout at the top? Where are our great peacemakers? Who can bring the two sides together…



Solomon Retains His Position

  At a meeting at Kaikoura yesterday Mark Solomon retained his position as the Kaikoura representative. Among those presnt were Tipene O'Regan, Tahu Potiki, Maria Pera, Te Marie Tau, Gabrielle Huria, Robin Wybrow etc who are part of the group, in view wishing to oust Mark and take control of the tribe. They failed to…



Conspiracy? Here is The Evidence

In my last post about the "Press" I did not have the info the "Press" had The evidence is here on the NT web site under "Information Received"


Conspiracy After All

 Just as I have been predicting there has been a well organised campaign to undermine Tront. Where does this place Runanga leaders invoved in this plot? Resignations one hopes. The same fate should befall the Tront reps involved. It would interesting to know whether the Tront reps involved have breeched their duties as Trustees Note…



“Ngai Tahu turmoil & Dirty Tricks”

  The following reports is in the "NZ Herald" . And a similar report in the "ODT" today see below Comments: Potiki appears to be talking about three issues a. "– conspiracy about against open speech" et al This seems to refers to advice given to Tront reps last Friday by the CEO Anake Goodall…



Rapaki Goings On

   This was posted on the roarprawn blog yesterday "We posted this yesterday . It was sent out by Te Runanga O Ngai Tahu ( TRONT) to all Runanga by CE Angus Goodall . It was about that fact that the Rapaki runanga( Ngati Wheke) no longer considered deputy chairman( kaiwhakhaere) of Te Runanga O…



Stone, Potiki Conspiracy

Wally could never resist getting his nose into tribal politics. Below is a copy of an undated email from Tahu Potiki to Wally Stone. Its written in 2006 before Potiki announced his departure in Nov 2006 before he actually left in March 2007.  Its clear that Stone, Potiki Andrew Harrison the current Chief Operating Officer…