Story: Te ture – Māori and legislation

Te Ture Whenua Māori Act hui, 1993

Te Ture Whenua Māori Act hui, 1993

Visitors are greeted by hosts at Waiwhetū marae in Lower Hutt during a hui on Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993. At front right stands Te Āti Awa kaumātua Richard Luke. The act was the first to embody the principle that Māori land should, as far as possible, remain under Māori ownership and control.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1993/1784-5A-F
Photograph by Phil Reid

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ture – Māori and legislation - Restoring Māori customary law', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 June 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 20 Jun 2012