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

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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...

  3. Te Ture Whenua Māori Amendment Bill

    Te Ture Whenua Māori (Succession, Dispute Resolution, and Related Matters) Amendment Bill was introduced into Parliament on 19 September 2019.

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    Passing of Judge David Ambler

    Marking the passing of Māori Land Court, and Waitangi Tribunal member, Judge David Ambler, who passed away in Whangārei on 11 November 2017.