Balancing cultural and productive uses of maori freehold land james berghan, david goodwin and mickstrack school of surveying/te kura kairuri university of otago, dunedin abstract this paper describes research into whether co-owners of multiply owned land would be prepared to. Quick and easy access to an index of over 1100 minute books between 1865 and 1910 from the taitokerau, waikato-maniapoto, tairawhiti, waiariki, aotea, takitimu, and waipounamu māori land court districts index only logo use the māori land court minute books index now key features the mlcmbi is an index to. Te puni kōkiri commissioned case study research to improve its knowledge base about land utilisation and identify areas of improvement in current regulatory regimes so as to promote māori land utilisation the report, “owners' aspirations regarding the utilisation of māori land”, sought to identify the aspirations that māori. Maori land is held in perpetuity is our vision for flexible land use realistic – regulations impose limits to flexibility – ets penalties lock in forest use, nitrate emission constrains future uses and favours forestry and reserves • under the circumstances is our aspiration for 100% forestry ownership achievable – borrowing. Another significant change of the draft bill that has been more positively received is the concept of “participating owners” this concept recognises that ownership of māori land is often divided between a considerable number of beneficial owners reaching decisions about the utilisation of such land under the current act is. The objective of the review was to help empower maori land owners to achieve their aspirations, while enabling the better utilisation of their land recent statistics have shown that although 20% of maori land is well-developed with potential for further growth, 80% is currently under-utilised or may be. This land creates a significant rating burden on the māori owners who may not have the means or in some cases, the desire to make economic use of the land the reason why māori freehold land remains unoccupied is due to a number of factors which may include: the nature of land ownership (for example, the land is.
Maori land today 132 » customary systems of landownership 134 rights of access and use 134 tribal boundaries and relationships 135 enforcing property rights 135 » individualisation and codification of maori land 136 maori incorporations 139 trusts 140 » the role of the maori land court. The ability for māori land owners to apply various of the act's utilisation provisions to general land they own (parts 14 and 15) (ii) succession to general land (s 111 ) (iii) ahu whenua trusts and whānau trusts in relation to general land (part 12) (iv) the ability for māori land owners to put in place roadway. In reports such as ko ngā tumanako o ngā tāngata whai whenua māori: owner aspirations regarding the utilisation of māori land (te puni kōkiri, 2011) it has been noted that extensive reliance on judicial discretion creates uncertainty for owners of māori land in the development of aspirations for their land and in the. Section 2(2) of the act states: it is the intention of parliament that powers, duties, and discretions conferred by this act shall be exercised, as far as possible , in a manner that facilitates and promotes the retention, use, development and control of māori land as taonga tuku iho by māori owners, their whanau, their hapu, and.
Maori land title improvement since 1945 communal ownership and economic use everybody's land is nobody's land that, in short, is the story of maori land today multiple ownership obstructs utilisation, so maori land quite commonly lies in the rough or grazes a few animals apathetically, while a multitude of. And so began the alienation process land remaining in māori freehold title currently comprises approximately 5% of all land in new zealand, or 15 million hectares the legislative framework currently governing the use of māori land is the te ture whenua māori act (1993) ['the act'] which is preceded by. Te puni kōkiri has released a background report on owner aspirations regarding the utilisation of māori land (tinyurlcom/bs47rr7) it was prepared after a number of hui with owners representing the full variety of māori land trusts and incorporations, as well as blocks that are not under any formal.
Maori land is a very important feature of the far north there are a number of issues that can affect the management and utilisation of maori land by its owners this may include whether an owner is able to live on and use the land, how the land is accessed, and the best means of managing the land through the special. Old lands and survey records sometimes record māori names for particular places land title services can refer you to the original crown grant and the deeds registration system, which may shed light on the way the land was utilised including purchase agreements and considerations you are also able to obtain copies.
The assessed land value makes the actual use of the land uneconomic interpretation of terms hapu whanau groups descended from their own hereditary ancestor maori customary land land held under the customs and usages of the maori people, the title to which has not been investigated by the maori land court. Te ture whenua māori act 1993 is a statute of the parliament of new zealand to reform the laws relating to māori land in accordance with the principles set out in the preamble these principles reaffirm the treaty of waitangi relationship between the māori people and the crown and recognise that land is taonga tuku.
Content outline an introduction to the maori land court (mlc) maori land - what is it dealing with maori land the function of the maori land court land utilisation: key principles/issues arising out of land governed by the act maori land and associated legislation view contents page. Occupation, development, and utilisation of māori land for the benefit of its owners, their whanau, and their hapu this booklet aims to assist owners of māori land to achieve the objectives of the act by providing a summary of how owners can come together to meet and discuss proposals to better utilise their land the māori. John harbord in “a case for reform of te ture whenua māori act” repeats the misinformed commentary of the panel that was established to review the act the ministry for primary industries report, for example, which asserts 40% of māori land is under-performing and 40% is under-utilised, is incorrect in.