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Whenua tautohetohe

Subject Source: Reo
Scope Note: Lands of which the ownership is disputed/contested among Māori or between Māori and others e.g. the Crown. Used to describe content in the Waitangi Tribunal reports.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Baron Charles De Thierry letters.

Identifier: MSS Archives-Maori 89/4
Scope and Contents

Letters concerning Maori land. Two folders of photocopied letters. All material is handwritten. Almost all are in Maori and a few in English.

Dates: 1879 - 1925

Maori Land Court minutes [manuscript], 1888.

Identifier: MSS Archives-Maori 88/3
Scope and Contents

These minutes, written in Maori, record a sitting of the Native Land Court at Otorohanga in 1888, concerning the land of Te Oro. They cover claimants' speeches and cross-examination, but not the complete case. Writer unknown.

Dates: 1888 - 1888

Sir Keith Sinclair collection relating to the Waitara land dispute of 1860.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-305
Scope and Contents

Collection includes plan of Pekapeka Block, 1860, and sketches showing ownership of various portions. Accompanying notes include translations of Maori language inscriptions on the sketches.

Dates: 1860 - 1861

The Tihoi land purchase.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-278
Scope and Contents Photocopied typescript with handwritten annotations. The following description of the typescript is taken from correspondence between the author, lawyer N.D. Ferguson and Professor Keith Sorrenson of the Department of History at the time that the item was donated to the Library.The account is in two parts, the first starts in 1919 with the first approach to the [Maori] owners by the crown and ends in 1951 when the crown having obtained by purchase about 95%...
Dates: 1972

Transcript of New Zealand Native Land Court hearing in Otorohanga.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-C-11
Scope and Contents

New Zealand Native Land Court hearing in Otorohanga of Waikato tribes and Maori King family, before Judge W.G. Mair and P. Mikorima, concerning the Pohuru Block. An unofficial Maori transcript of the proceedings, including fifteen pages of whakapapa.

Dates: 1890