Story: Te Kōti Whenua – Māori Land Court

Māori Land Councils, 1902

Māori Land Councils, 1902

A national network of Māori Land Councils, empowered to administer remaining areas of Māori land, was set up by the Maori Land Administration Act 1900. This flyer, in Māori and English, advertises the 1902 election of members of the Hikairo–Maniapoto–Tūwharetoa District Māori Land Council. Soon afterwards the councils were replaced by Māori Land Boards.

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Reference: Pboxq 499m 1902

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Mere Whaanga, 'Te Kōti Whenua – Māori Land Court - The ‘taihoa’ policy, 1900–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/36143/maori-land-councils-1902 (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Mere Whaanga, published 20 Jun 2012