Maori Land Law

Specialised legal expertise for Maori land law opportunities and challenges

Hesketh Henry is ideally positioned to assist with any aspect of the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, including negotiations involving Māori land, incorporations and trusts, and appearances in the Māori Land Court and Māori Appellate Court.

Our primary lawyer for Maori land and Waitangi Tribunal issues is senior associate Barret Blaylock, who is of Te Atihaunui a Pâpârangi descent. Barret’s work is supported by a team of highly experienced property lawyers.

Clients who engage us for legal advice related to Maori land include individuals, whanau, iwi groups, trusts and corporations. Our aim is to help Maori landowners and land claimants achieve their goals in a way that upholds tikanga and preserves mana within the context of contemporary society.

Need advice on Maori Land Law?
Contact the expert team at Hesketh Henry.

Examples of work completed by our team include:

  • Advising a Maori Trust on a property dispute involving Maori  land; and
  • Advising on Iwi land issues including: Nga Mana Whenua O Tamaki Makaurau Collective Redress Act 2014.
Key Contacts
Property team ranked in the latest Legal500 Asia Pacific Directory 2022.
Partner, Robert Berry is 'Recommended' by Legal500 in Property.
Partner, Brian Coburn is 'Recommended' by Legal500 in Property.
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