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Events and Updates

Latest events and updates for this section are listed below.

  • Whenua Māori Fund 2017

    • Date: 08 February 2017

    The Whenua Māori Fund was set up to assist owners and trustees of Māori freehold land to prepare for new opportunities, improve existing operations and utilise unused land. We profile ten initiatives from Te Taitokerau (Far North) to Te Waipounamu (South Island) who received a total of $1.15m covering nearly 48,000 hectares of land. The Fund provides $12.8 million over four years and is part of the wider Te Ture Whenua Māori reform designed to give Māori landowners more say and control over what happens with their whenua.

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  • Māori land law reform one step closer

    • Date: 22 December 2016

    Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill passed its second reading in Parliament just before Christmas (December 2016).

    You can view the introductory speech in Parliament by Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell here.

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  • Te Ture Whenua Māori Update

    • Date: 09 December 2016

    On 25 of November the Māori Affairs Select Committee reported Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill back with changes in areas such as representation, decision-making and the appointment of Judges to the Māori Land Court.

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  • Proposed Māori Land Service Brochure

    This leaflet sets out the proposed functions of the new proposed Māori Land Service based primarily on what Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill (the Bill) says.

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  • South Island farm scoops up Ahuwhenua trophy

    • Date: 19 September 2016

    For the first time in its 83 year history, a South Island dairy farm has won the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming award.

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