Ngāti Maru Settlement Bill First Reading
On Tuesday 6 July the Ngāti Maru Claim Settlement Bill, Te Hiringa Taketake will receive its first reading in Parliament and we would like to warmly invite all uri of Ngāti Maru to join us for part or all of the proceedings, which are as follows:
6.00am Bus departs from New Plymouth
12.00pm Ngāti Maru arrive at Parliament
12.15pm Ngāti Maru photo on the steps of Parliament
12.30pm Ngāti Maru proceed through security and are ushered up to the Banquet Hall
1.00pm Mihi whakatau/Pōwhiri
2.45pm Ngāti Maru ushered to the public gallery
3.00pm First reading of the Ngāti Maru (Taranaki) Claims Settlement Bill
5.30pm Ngāti Maru depart
We would love to see our Ngāti Maru whānau there on the day for all or part of the proceedings. If you do wish to join us please email: email@example.com to let us know which parts of the day you’ll be joining us for and if you’d like to travel by bus from New Plymouth on the day.
Please rsvp by this Friday 25th June 2021 – 4pm.
RSVPs are essential for Parliamentary security purposes
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Maru
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