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Becoming a Māori authority

(published December 2017)

Read this guide to find out how to become a Māori authority. You can find out:

  • what is a Māori authority
  • the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a Māori authority
  • who is eligible to be a Māori authority
  • how to become a Māori authority
  • how to stop being a Māori authority.

It includes a Māori authority election (IR483) form.

You may also want to read our guide Māori authority tax rules (IR1202)