Māori Land Court
UPDATE: The Māori Land Court protocol sets out guidelines as to how the Māori Land Court will operate in response to COVID-19. For more information you can read the current Māori Land Court COVID-19 protocol level 1 (Updated 10 June 2020). You can also read about relief available for Māori Land trusts, incorporations, and assembled owners affected by COVID-19
Haere mai rā e te moko tangata, koutou ngā wehi o te whenua.
Hokahōkai ana ō waewae ki te pakirau o tēnei whare, awhe mai ana ki te hau kainga, ki te pou herenga tangata, ki te pou herenga whenua, ki te pou whare kōrero, ki te pae o Te Kooti e.
Ka tūwhera Te Kooti!
If you own or have an interest in Māori land, the Māori Land Court is a judicial forum through which you can interact with other owners or interested people about the current and future use, ownership, occupation and/or management of Māori land.
The COVID-19 Response (Requirements for Entities – Modifications and Exemptions) Act 2020 came into force on 15 May 2020.
What is Māori land and how the transfer of shares from a deceased owner to their descendants and beneficiaries works.
How to make an application to the Māori Land Court and Māori Appellate Court, including the fees and what to expect once you've made your application.
Our role is to provide a court service for owners of Māori land, their whānau and their hapū to promote the retention and use of Māori land & facilitates the occupation, development and use of that land.
The legislation under which we operate, plus find our judgments for the Māori Land Court and the Māori Appellate Court.
We have 9 regional offices around the country, you can contact us or drop in - you don't need an appointment.
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