MLC Panui - October 2021

The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for October 2021 

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Taranaki Confiscations

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into of Native Lands and Other Grievances alleged by Natives.  This extract of the report is specific to Taranaki as they were the first case to require justification of confiscations.

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Waitangi Tribunal

The tribunal makes recommendations on claims brought by Māori relating to legislation, policies, actions or omissions of the Crown that are alleged to breach the promises made in the Treaty of Waitangi. 

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MLC Minute Books 1865-1910

Before 1910, it is easiest to use the Māori Land Court database in the reading rooms however there is an online index available where searches can be done to save references for easier access at MLC and libraries.

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Landcare Research

The 'Whenua Māori Visualisation' Tool was created to assist anyone with an interest in Māori land to access and visualise environmental data of Māori land blocks

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Uncontested Succession

On 6 February 2021, changes to Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 came into effect to simplify the legal processes for owning, occupying and using Māori land. 

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MLC Panui - September 2021

The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for September 2021

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Crown Grants - Taranaki 1879-1885

A comparison between the Crown Grants recommended for issue and those that were issued in Taranaki 1879-1885
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Kapiti Island

One of New Zealand's oldest nature reserves and a place rich in history since pre-European times, Kapiti Island - through the process of Crown acquisition in 1897 there remains only 2 Maori owned land blocks on the island.

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Wakatū Incorporation

Based in Nelson, the shareholders in the Wakatū Incorporation descend from four iwi/hapū comprising of Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama, and Te Ātiawa.

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Waitara

A history that belongs to us all and as a Te Ātiawa descendent a reminder of a not too distant history that would affect the future of our Whānau, hapū and iwi forever...

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MLC Panui - August 2021

The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for July 2021  

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Māori Land Groups

The Land Groups in the network are an opportunity to connect as we currently have no other avenue to locate or communicate with other owners without a huge cost in time and money.   Learn more about how they work...

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MLC Panui - July 2021

The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for July 2021 

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Tupu.nz

The goal of Tupu.nz is to help whānau connect with, develop and invest in whenua Māori. Tupu.nz was created to support whānau aspirations for Māori freehold land – to grow whānau through whenua.  

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Māori Land Online

Māori Land Online provides a snapshot of current ownership, trustee, memorial and block information for land that falls within the jurisdiction of the Māori Land Court under Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 and other legislation.

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Parininihi ki Waitotara Incorporation

Over half (60%) of all PKW shareholders are missing and although they try to find these shareholders it is a constant challenge. As a result of missing shareholders they hold over $4.8M in unclaimed dividends.


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MLC Panui - June 2021

 The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for June 2021.

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MLC Panui - May 2021

The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for May 2021.  

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Simple and uncontested succession

With changes to Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 in Feb 2021, we want to highlight some things to look out for now that these changes have been made.

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MLC Panui - April 2021

The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for April 2021.  

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MLC Panui - March 2021

The National Pānui containing a schedule of all upcoming applications for hearing by the Māori Land Court for March 2021.  

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What is an "Ahu Whenua Trust"

The short answer is that it is the most common type of Māori land trust. Ideally they are used to promote the use and administration of Māori land – often for commercial purposes – in the interest of the beneficial owners. 

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Wakatū Incorporation Unclaimed Dividends

With over $2 million in unclaimed dividends in order to reach as many shareholders as possible, where Wakatū holds unclaimed dividends they list shareholders' names on their website.

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