News and important notices relating to the Māori Land Court and Māori Appellate Court

Note: For more information about upcoming sittings of the Māori Land Court or Māori Appellate Court you can read our National Pānui.

  1. Community law panui

    155 Community Law and The Māori Land Court free webinars

    by Christina Lilley

    155 Community Law and The Māori Land Court have two upcoming webinars which will provide free education on trusts and building on whenua Māori. There will be an opportunity for Q&A. 
    These webinars will be held on Zoom, on Wednesday nights at 6pm on the 21 September and 5 October 2022.

  2. Kia mataara - Auckland Information Office under construction

    Construction work is taking place around the entry to our building and will continue until 30 July. Our office is still open, however access is more difficult than normal and there is ongoing construction noise.You may wish to contact us by phone on 09 279 5850 as an alternative to...

  3. Maori Land Court protection framework

    COVID-19 Protection Framework Protocol

    Māori Land Court protocol will take effect when New Zealand moves into the Covid-19 Protection Framework system at 11:59pm on Thursday 2 December 2021.

  4. UPDATED COVID-19 Delta Level 2 Protocol - Effective 29 October 2021

    by Te Tiratū

     Māori Land Court COVID-19 Delta Level 2 protocol
    29 October 2021
    1. This protocol will take effect when New Zealand, or any region of New Zealand, moves to Level 2 of the Covid-19 Alert System. It should be read in conjunction with the Government’s Covid-19 Alert System Level 2 restrictions,...

  5. Whenua Maori Webinar

    Whenua Māori Webinar Series

    by Te Tiratū

    Calling whenua Māori landowners in Tai Tokerau, our Whenua Māori Roadshow is coming online!

  6. Hayden Potaka Pirihira Cribb

    Whenua Māori Summit

    Free webinar series for Māori whenua ownersOur Māori Land Court colleagues are helping deliver webinars to Māori landowners focused on connection to the land, future uses and possibilities, and the advice support that’s available to owners.The court’s Pae Manawa (Principal Liaison Officer) for the Aotea region Hayden Potaka is part...

  7. New Judges Announcement

    Kei aku iti kei aku rahi tēnā koutou tēnā tātou katoa!  Ka waipuketia ngā roimata mo te hunga kua riro ki te pō, hoki atu koutou ki ngā paepae o Matariki.  Hoki ora mai ai ki tātou ngā kanohi ora, tēnā tātou.  Tēnā hoki tātou e tiaki i a tātou...

  8. Hawea wanaka block

    SILNA Hāwea / Wānaka UPDATE:

    September 2021
    The Māori Land Court has released an updated working list of potential owners entitled to the Hāwea/Wānaka Substitute Land (Section 2 of 5 Block XIV Lower Wanaka Survey District) under Section 15 of the Ngāi Tahu Deed...

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    Trusts Act 2019

    Replacing the Trustee Act 1956, the new Trusts Act is the first major reform of trust law in Aotearoa New Zealand in 70 years.

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    Te Ture Whenua Maori Amendment Act 2020 passed

    Te Ture Whenua Maori (Succession, Dispute Resolution, and Related Matters) Amendment Act 2020 passed on 24 July 2020 and was given Royal assent on 6 August 2020. The new legislation comes into effect on Waitangi Day, 6 February 2021 and represents the most significant changes to Te Ture Whenua Maori...