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Mat Eru speaks first for tangata whenua as the powhiri for Crown representatives begins.
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Maihi Cook, of Tangoio, summons all to attention for the arrival of the visitors for the historic signing.
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Hapu and guests of Maungaharuru Tangitu at Tangoio during the signing of the agreement.
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Modern-day warrior of Maungaharuru Tangitu advance to greet the Government visitors.
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Minister of Maori Affairs Dr Pita Sharples in his moment of tautoko for the agreement and the new aspirations of Mauganharuru Tangitu.
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Minister of Treaty Settlements Chris Finlayson accepts the challenge of Rangitane Taurima at Tangoio Marae.
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Marae chairman Trevor Taurima keeps the pace moving as Master of Ceremonies to ensure that after a century and a half everything happened on time.
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John Clarke, who sat on the Tribunal which heard the claim in the 1990s, replies to the powhiri. Centre is Minister of Treaty Negotiations Chris Finla
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Tania Hopmans (right), who as a student lawyer in 1989 initiated latest research and eventually led the hapu through negotiations which led to the set
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Minister of Treaty Settlements Chris Finlayson pens the Crown's agreement, watched by Napier MP Chris Tremain, whose electorate includes the Maungahar
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Pitarangi Hiha takes his opportunity to sign the Maungaharuru Tangitu agreement.
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Key hapu members in the claims process and settlement sign the agreement, Maungaharuru Tangitu Trust chairman Bevan Taylor and deputy Tania Hopmans.