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Draft Chapter on Proposed Reform of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act

Waitangi Tribunal Media Statement 5 February 2016 EMBARGOED UNTIL 7 PM Friday 5 February

WAITANGI TRIBUNAL RELEASES DRAFT CHAPTER ON CLAIMS CONCERNING THE PROPOSED REFORM OF TE TURE WHENUA MĀORI ACT 1993

The Tribunal today [5/2/16] released a draft chapter from a report currently being prepared into claims concerning proposed reforms to Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993. This follows an announcement last week that the Crown would embark on a series of informational hui about those reforms from next Tuesday, 9 February. The draft chapter has been released for the assistance of parties.

The draft chapter can be found on the Tribunal website: http://www.justice.govt.nz/tribunals/waitangi-tribunal

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Wai_2478__Chapter_03_PrePublication.pdf

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