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Koning Webster Law | Tauranga Lawyers: Maori Land Law

Maori Land Law

Koning Webster Lawyers provides specialist advice on all aspects of Maori land law and the application of Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993.  The firm can advise on the following:

  • estate planning and administration
  • succession to interests in Maori land
  • transferring interests in Maori land by vesting order
  • alienation of Maori land including rights of first refusal to the preferred classes of alienee
  • commercial leases and forestry rights over Maori land
  • establishing whanau and ahu whenua trusts
  • applying for the review and variation of trusts
  • partitioning Maori land and other title improvements
  • access to Maori land including roadways and easements
  • occupation of Maori land including drafting licences to occupy and applying for occupation orders
  • Maori reservations including Gazette notices and marae charters.

The firm currently provides advice to a wide range of individuals, trusts and incorporations on Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993.  The directors of the firm are also engaged from time to time by the Maori Land Court to assist in the hearing and determination of applications.