Story: Inheritance

Applications for land succession, Māori Land Court

This is a pānui (notice) issued by the Māori Land Court in 1953, which lists land-succession applications to the court. The applicant, the block of land and the deceased are recorded. The court would have examined each of these applications and determined whether the application for succession was valid.

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: ABWN W5021 6095 2577/888

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How to cite this page:

Ann Dupuis, 'Inheritance - Māori inheritance and succession', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/31055/applications-for-land-succession-maori-land-court (accessed 24 September 2020)

Story by Ann Dupuis, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 3 Oct 2018