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Feedback Sought On Maori Land On Line (Mlol)

PANUI PAPAHO / MEDIA STATEMENT - 18 February 2004
Chief Reporters

Feedback Sought On Maori Land On Line (Mlol)

The Maori Land Court is seeking feedback on its proposals to make current Maori Land information available on its website.

"Maori Land On Line or MLOL" is a programme designed to give website users the ability to look at current Maori land blocks, search for current Maori land owners and check for block management information.

Project Manager Marae Tukere says Maori Land On Line has been purposely built to restrict users to current information only.

"In previous hui held throughout the country Maori have said they do not want whakapapa available on the internet," Ms Tukere said. “Therefore there is no access to historical records which contain the majority of whakapapa information.”

Since 1995 the Maori Land Court has been modernising its core functions - moving from a predominantly paper-based system to electronic processing of applications and enquiries. The Maori Land Information System was introduced to the court in 1999 and includes a database of all Maori land title and ownership information. Ms Tukere says Maori Land On Line is a read only link to duplicate data taken from that database.

"With Maori Land On Line, there is a great potential to provide this information to more Maori, both here and overseas," Ms Tukere said.

"From your own home you would be able to print current lists of owners, names of trustees and reports detailing activities on blocks," she said.

The decision to activate Maori Land On Line will depend largely on feedback collected over the next two months.

Demonstrations are scheduled in most town centres commencing in February through to April. Demonstrations will start at 9.00am and 10.00am and will run continuously throughout scheduled days.


Schedule of Demonstrations:

Day Date Region Place Venue
Wednesday Feb 25 Aotea New Plymouth NP International
Monday Mar 8 Waiariki Rotorua Apumoana Marae
Tuesday Mar 9 Tainui Hamilton Mäori Land Courtroom
Thursday Mar 11 Taitokerau Whangarei Maori Land Courtroom
Monday Mar 15 Waiariki Rotorua Mäori Land Courtroom
Friday Mar 19 Tamaki Makaurau Papatoetoe Mäori Land Court Info Office
Saturday Mar 20 Tamaki Makaurau Mangere Te Wananga o Aotearoa
Tuesday Mar 23 Tairawhiti Wairoa Taihoa Marae
Wednesday Mar 24 Tairawhiti Gisborne Lawson Theatre
Thursday Mar 25 Te Waipounamu Temuka Te Runanga o Arowhenua
Monday Mar 29 Tainui Tauranga BOP Polytech
Wednesday Mar 31 Waiariki Whakatane Whakatane Motor Inn
Thursday April 1 Ikaroa Wellington To be confirmed
Friday April 2 Te Waipounamu Christchurch Mäori Land Courtroom
Saturday April 3 Te Waipounamu Invercargill Waihopai Marae
Thursday April 15 Takitimu Hastings Mäori Land Courtroom
Monday April 19 Aotea Wanganui Mäori Land Courtroom
Thursday April 22 Te Waipounamu Nelson Nelson Bay Community Law Centre
Saturday April 24 Tainui Hamilton Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Feedback closes on Friday 30 April 2004.


Further demonstrations are intended for Wellington, Hauraki, Te Kuiti/Otorohanga, Turangi, Palmerston North, Takitimu and Taitokerau regions.

For confirmation of demonstrations, if you have any questions, or if you would like a copy of the discussion document and feedback form, please contact Marae Tukere on (07) 957 7884.

ENDS


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