Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little is meeting with Ngāpuhi on Friday in a renewed effort to reach a settlement.
The negotiations have thus far gone on and on, but large iwi have got together and are making millions of dollars on the back of their Treaty settlement.
So can the new Labour-led Government break the stalemate over the Ngāpuhi Treaty negotiations?
AUT history professor Paul Moon spoke to Duncan Garner.
Watch the video for the full interview.