How To Research Using the Maori Land Court Minutes – Part II

This is the the second part in our series How To Research Using the Maori Land Court Minutes (MLCM) and explains the process of finding information in the MLCM. Make sure you are prepared before you spend time looking through the MLCM by following the How To Research Using the Maori Land Court

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Maori Land Court Minute Book Records Sheet

We have created a Maori Land Court Minute Book Records sheet template that you can download to help keep track of everything when you are using the Maori Land Court Minute Books for researching whakapapa as there is a wealth of information held in the MLCM (Maori Land Court Minutes)

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Whakapapa Research – Maori Land Court Minutes

The historical Maori Land Court Minutes (MLCM) (since 1865) hold a wealth of information but can be daunting if you have not used these to research whakapapa before.  The Maori Land Courts were established basically to get rid of hapu / iwi owned land and to put the land into

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Whakapapa Whanau / Family Group Sheet

We have created a Whakapapa Whanau / Family Group Sheet template that you can download to use to record information. The whakapapa whanau / family group sheets differ from genealogy family group sheets in that there are areas for tangihanga, unveiling, iwi and hapu details.  

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Whakapapa Research Log

We have created a Whakapapa Research Log template that you can download and it will help you keep track of where you have looked for information for different people as sooner or later  you could loose track of where you have looked.  In the log are also the best places

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