Tribal Assets

Māori Assets

  • 52% of Māori assets1 are in primary industries, 8% in secondary industries, and 40% in the tertiary industries. Māori assets are therefore particularly exposed to developments in world markets, however, the nature of the assets also mean that there are key Table 1: Māori Commercial Information for 2001 and 2005/2006 opportunities for Māori.
  • Between 2001 and 2005/2006 the Māori commercial asset base increased by 83%, from $8.9 billion to $16.5 billion.
  • In 2005/2006 36% or $5.9 billion of the asset base is in some form of collective ownership.

Māori Commercial Information for 2001 and 2005/2006

Māori Commercial Information for 2001 and 2005/2006
Total Assets
($ m)
Increase in Assets
2001 - 2005/2006
2001 2005/06 $ m Percent %
Māori Trusts 1552 3177 1625 105
Māori Trustee Land Assets 177 725 548 310
Iwi Treaty Settlements 86* 188* 102 119
Māori Trust Boards 145 355 210 145
Māori Businesses 5708 10460 4752 83
Other** 1354 1545 191 14
Total Assets 8992 16450 7458 83

Source: Te Puni Kōkiri (2008)

 

1 The Māori Asset Base, Te Puni Kōkiri Fact Sheet, February 2008.

Table of contents

Tribal Assets

  1. Māori Assets
  2. Treaty Settlements2
  3. Discussion

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