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Succession to Whanau Land  

iraboyd@hotmail.com OWC
Eminent Member

Kia ora whanau, ano. For those of you who are contemplating succeeding to your whanau land (and i hope there are a lot of you) check out this web for more info regarding succession, Trusts etc.

www.justice.govt.nz/maorilandcourt/succession.htm or www.courts.govt.nz/maorilandcourt/booklets.htm (having few probs opening up to this site but it does work!), it says page not available (probably having a bad hair day). These booklets are available for reading:

Succession Booklet,
Application Process Booklet,
Transfering Maori Land Shares,
Trust Booklet,
Reservation Booklet,
Trustee's Duties,
Services and Funding Booklet,
and Title Improvements.

Any probs, post me and will find another way to access booklets.

If you have any queries reguarding 'Succession to Whanau land' email Maori Land Court at


Scroll down the page and email the region/district where your queries are in regards too? (Succession, Minutes book references etc). For example, if you have queries about Te Waiponamu (South Island) district then you would email Te Waiponamu office, if your queries are in the Tairawhiti (Gisborne) region/district then you would email that office etc, etc, etc. If you are not sure of the district/rohe email the national office or better still if you are in a city that has a MLCourt office, pop in their as you will get your information faster (I hope).

If you have any probs with MLCourt, post me and will see what I can do?

If you want info to be posted to you, don't forget to give them an address so that they can mail you the documents you have requested? I have requested information from them but forgot to add my address! Drrr....?
Ma te waa Whanau,
Ko Ira tenei.

Edited by - iraboyd@hotmail.com on Dec 02 2006 06:27:49 AM

Posted : 02 December, 2006 5:57 am
teddz OWC
New Member

kia ora iraboyd,my name is Kui Dingle,i am in need of advice.my mother Tekuta Taratu Gear/Rangi-Hawira/Holland,is 84yrs old and now of many many years of being a humble lady,and listening to many of her whanau express their joy of recieving land money,big big bucks,while she got pennies,when my sister and i knew she was entitled to what they got.Now she wants to make a stand.I have a succession form for her mothers side and her father,i am gathering as much info to take her forward.PLEASE IS IT TO TOO LATE FOR HER TO SUCCEED,for share she has missed out from.Thank you my email/teddz@xtra.co.nz

Posted : 23 March, 2008 7:03 am