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Amendments to Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993

  • Published: 05 February 2021

This booklet gives an overview of the key changes to Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993.

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Departmental Disclosure Statement - Te Ture Whenua Māori (Succession, Dispute Resolution, and Related Matters) Amendment Bill

  • Published: 19 September 2019

The departmental disclosure statement for a government Bill seeks to bring together in one place a range of information to support and enhance the Parliamentary and public scrutiny of that Bill.

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The Māori Trust Boards Act 1955

  • Published: 08 June 2018

This guide focuses on the operation of the Māori Trust Boards Act 1955. It is intended to assist members of Māori Trust Boards with their responsibilities and roles, and inform beneficiaries about the workings of the Act and the role of their elected representative.

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Regulatory Impact Statements – Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill

  • Published: 11 April 2016

Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill was introduced in the House in 14 April 2016, and was not passed. The Regulatory Impact Statements include policy approvals, implementation, Māori Land Service and Enabling Better Utilisation of Māori Land.

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Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 Review Panel report

  • Published: 03 April 2014

The Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 Review Panel report contains our recommendations for reform of the laws relating to Māori land.

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Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 Review Panel Discussion Document

  • Published: 28 March 2013

The Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 Review Panel developed proposals to improve the likelihood of utilisation of Māori land. These were based on the core principles of owner engagement and empowerment, accountability, fit for purpose, and best practise. The Panel considered these principles should underpin the legislation that governs Māori land. The proposals also sought to address and remove barriers to the utilisation of Māori land.

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The Māori Purposes Bill 2011: Four New Māori Affairs Acts

  • Published: 01 January 2011

This Fact Sheet provides a summary of information about the four new Acts enacted through the Māori Purposes Bill 2011.

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