Whatungarongaro te tangata toitū whenua. As man disappears from sight, the land remains. This reminds us that our holistic values ensure we have the utmost respect for Pāpātūanuku, our Earth Mother and reminder our connection to her.
When a landowner passes, it is important to transfer his or her Māori land interests to the person(s) that are entitled to receive those interests. They are called the successors and the process is called succession.
Successors can include:
- Children (including whāngai)
- Surviving Partner
Māori Land Online
This website provides you with a snapshot of current ownership, trustee, memorial and block information for land that falls under the care of the Māori Land Court.
The site is quick and easy to use. Have a pen and paper handy to jot down any notes.