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Nga¯ti Tu¯wharetoa (New Zealand people) -- Land tenure

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bruce Biggs Rohe Pootae land case transcript.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-C-36
Scope and Contents A transcript made by Professor Bruce Biggs of portions of vols. 6 and 7 of W.G. Mair's Native Land Court Notebooks, 1883-91, concerning the Rohe Pootae case, a contest for ownership of a block of land in the King Country by five tribes. The hearings were conducted in Otorohanga and were notable for their orderly proceedings. Judge Mair was commended for his handling of the case. Professor Biggs has attempted some analysis, by hyphenation, of many of the place-...
Dates: 1986

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