Story: Te Kōti Whenua – Māori Land Court

Judge Thaddeus McCarthy

Judge Thaddeus McCarthy

Sir Thaddeus McCarthy, while president of the Court of Appeal, chaired an important commission of inquiry into the Māori Land Court in 1987. The findings also reflected the views of younger judges such as Edward Taihakurei Durie, who had recently been appointed chief judge of the Māori Land Court.

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Mere Whaanga, 'Te Kōti Whenua – Māori Land Court - From Native to Māori Land Court, 1920–1980', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Mere Whaanga, published 20 Jun 2012