The Māori Land Court
Applying to the Māori Land Court for an order
Getting an application form
To get an application form, you can:
- download one from the Māori Land Court website, at: www.justice.govt.nz/courts/maori-land-court/make-an-application/application-forms, or
- visit the counter at any Māori Land Court office (see above), or
- phone the court and ask them to post or email you the form.
Who can apply to the Māori Land Court?
This depends on the type of application, but in general the landowners, their descendants or their representatives can apply.
The registrar of the Māori Land Court can also lodge applications.