Our record

Image of a recordThe Māori Land Court has existed in some way since the early Native Land Commission in 1862 and the establishment of the Native Land Court in 1865. Over this period of time we have collected and maintained an extensive record of over 15 million documents all of which are linked in some way to Māori land.

Permanent record of the Māori Land Court

Our permanent record contains extensive information about Māori and their lands.

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Accessing our records

Our record is located across multiple sites and, because of its age, may be fragile.

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