FIND OUT MORE... Māori Land & Places
LINZ provides information about Māori land records, place names and Treaty settlements.
Māori land records
If you are searching for specific Māori land records, you should first contact the Māori Land Court, which looks after most Māori land records (some of which are registered with LINZ).
If you have gathered information from the Māori Land Court and been referred to LINZ, you can find out about access to Māori land records Te Puna Korero Whenua Māori.
Māori place names
The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) assigns official place names in New Zealand. Find out about the New Zealand Geographic Board.
LINZ's role in Treaty settlements
LINZ contributes in a number of ways towards Treaty of Waitangi settlements. We have a significant role in formulating policies for claim settlements, and a supporting role in the settlement negotiations. Find out more about LINZ's role in Treaty settlements.
Looking for something else?
There are many other organisations you can contact about Māori land.