New Myths and Old Politics

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Book 17
Bridget Williams Books
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Negotiating a claim before the Waitangi Tribunal can involve troubling challenges to an iwi’s legitimacy, sometimes from unexpected places. In this unique behind-the-scenes account of the negotiation of Ngāi Tahu’s Waitangi Tribunal claim, Sir Tipene O’Regan describes what happened when claims of New Age mysticism attempted to undermine traditional whakapapa and academic scholarship.
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About the author

Sir Tipene O'Regan is the former Chair of the Ngāi Tahu Māori Trust Board, Ngāi Tahu Holdings Corporation, Mawhera Incorporation, Te Ohu Kai Moana, the Sealord Group Ltd and Deputy Chair of Transit New Zealand.

He led the Ngāi Tahu claims, negotiation and settlement process 1985–1998.

He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Literature from the University of Canterbury in 1992. He holds Honorary Doctorates of Commerce from both Lincoln University and Victoria University of Wellington.

He is Adjunct Professor at the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre, University of Canterbury.
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Publisher
Bridget Williams Books
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Published on
Jun 25, 2014
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Pages
39
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ISBN
9781927131992
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Australia & New Zealand
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural
Social Science / Indigenous Studies
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