Navigating Whenua Māori - Te Waka Tuarua

He Waka Tauihu e Parepareā Ana: Navigating Whenua Māori Programme: Toitū Te Tangata

Proudly supported by Te Waka Parepareā Trust 2022

Land Navigators: Lorraine Cassidy and Adrianne Kereopa
Kaiwhakahaere Matua: Joeann Walters

Course Aim(s)

(1)To understand “Mana Tangata” – whānau obligations and responsibilities within the context of engaging with Māori Land Court processes.

(2)To understand, complete and file appropriate applications for Succession (Intestate/Testate), Transfer of Shares and other such applications.

(3)Indepth Trustee Training – to familiarise whānau with the different types of Trusts’ and their purposes and; the obligations and responsibilities of being a Trustee within the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993.

Learning Outcome(s)

(LO1) To demonstrate an understanding of the Māori
Land Court processes with a view to complete the appropriate application to file with the Māori Land Court for a
selected piece of whenua that you whakapapa to OR to a piece of whenua that you have an interest in.

(LO2) Conduct an audit of land blocks with a view of applying the process of establishing
an appropriate ‘Trust’ within the legislation of Te Ture Whenua Māori
Act 1993 and other appropriate Acts.

Topics / Indicative Content

Succession Applications

Occupation Applications

Establishing Trust’s Applications

Māori Reservations Applications

Gazette Notices

Māori Reservations Regulations 1994

Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993

Roles and Functions of the Māori Land Court
LINZ – Land Information New Zealand
MLC – Māori Land Court Information System
MLMBIndex – Research Tool
Online Research Tools
Manaaki Landcare
Māori Affairs Act 1953 – 1967

Online Search Tools