Te Ture Whenua Māori (Succession, Dispute Resolution, and Related Matters) Amendment Bill

In August 2020, targeted changes were made to Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 that will come into force on 6 February 2021. These changes will better support Māori land owners to connect with and use their whenua. This page provides information about the changes proposed when the Bill was introduced in September 2019.

The Bill

Te Ture Whenua Māori (Succession, Dispute Resolution, and Related Matters) Amendment Bill was introduced to the House of Representatives on 19 September 2019.

Information about the passage of the Bill through Parliament, including the Māori Affairs select committee, is available on the Parliament website.

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Go back to understand more about Te Ture Whenua Māori and implementation of the changes

To get a fuller understanding of the Bill from a policy perspective, you can read:

Amendments proposed in the Bill

This booklet summarises the legislative changes proposed when the Bill was introduced in September 2019.

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Cabinet papers to introduce the Bill

Read the Cabinet papers and related documents for the introduction of Te Ture Whenua Māori (Succession, Dispute Resolutions and Related Matters) Amendment Bill to the House of Representatives.

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