Information is requested for the Ngāti Manu Register as used by Te Tāhuhunui o Ngāti Manu (Post Settlement Governance Entity).
Membership The criterion for membership is Whakapapa. For whangai who do not whakapapa to Ngāti Manu the wider whānau are to make a decision regarding eligibility to be registered as whānau (voting rights) or as an auxiliary member (no voting rights).
Information provided The information you provide:• Is administered by the Claims Working Party Group • Is confidential• Will be used to establish a register of Ngāti Manu members and beneficiaries
Validation Registrations are validated by kaumātua representatives from within 13 identified tūpuna lines. A registration form may be deferred to a wider kaumātua validation committee for further advice.
The Register The register will be used as a basis for voting:• On Iwi issues• On Land Claims issues• On Fisheries issues• Election of Trust Trustees• Changes to the Trust Deed Register of Beneficiaries
Voting Age All members are such from birth however, the age for voting is 18 years and over. Persons 18 years and over should complete a separate form