Story: Te Kōti Whenua – Māori Land Court

Donald McLean: land purchases, 1851 (2nd of 2)

During 1851 government land agent Donald McLean bought three large land blocks from Hawke's Bay Māori, totalling 254,547 hectares. The land was then sold to pastoral farmers.

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Mere Whaanga, 'Te Kōti Whenua – Māori Land Court - ‘Te kōti tango whenua’, 1865–1873', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 October 2020)

Story by Mere Whaanga, published 20 Jun 2012