Māori Appellate Court


Hears appeals from the Māori Land Court. Three or more judges from the Māori Land Court act as the Māori Appellate Court. See also the Māori Land Court website.

Governing legislation

Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993

Contact details

For the address of the nine district offices of the Māori Land Court see the Māori Land Court page


NZLII (selected 1962-1992, full 1993 onwards). Maori Appellate Court Decisions (1993 onwards).  Judgments can be ordered through Maori Land Court district of origin.

Indexed by BriefCase ;  LINX (1986-1997)
Reported in

Māori Appellate Court DecisionsNZARTai Whati (1958-1985). Summary notes on selected decisions are available online in the Māori Law Review


Originally established under the Māori Land Court Act 1894; its jurisdiction has been governed by a number of Acts since that time.