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Māori organisations
Ngā whakahaere Māori

Introduction to Māori authorities

A Māori authority must manage or administer assets held in common ownership. An organisation may choose to become a Māori authority, but there are advantages and disadvantages. A glossary of terms is provided.

Māori authorities overview

A brief introduction to Māori authorities, which includes the definition of Māori authority, the changes brought about by the Taxation (Māori Organisations, Taxpayer Compliance and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003, and the advantages and disadvantages of the new regime.


Definitions of general words and terms related to Māori authorities.