Story: Te ture – Māori and legislation

Aotea Māori Land Council

Aotea Māori Land Council

Displaying heirloom feather cloaks and traditional weapons, the members of the Aotea Māori Land Council posed for this portrait in the early 1900s. It was one of seven land councils set up in 1900. Five years later they were replaced by land boards with reduced Māori membership.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ture – Māori and legislation - Administering Māori land', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 May 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 20 Jun 2012