Story: Te tango whenua – Māori land alienation

Native Land Court, Rotorua

Native Land Court, Rotorua

A Native Land Court sits in Tamatekapua meeting house at Ōhinemutu, Rotorua, around 1900. The court's salaried judges were often assisted by Māori assessors.

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Richard Boast, 'Te tango whenua – Māori land alienation - Establishing the Native Land Court', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 February 2024)

Story by Richard Boast, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015