"Te Kooti Tango Whenua": The Native Land Court 1864-1909

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Huia Publishers, 1999 - Eminent domain - 390 pages
Williams' history - the first book to provide the "bigger picture' of the activities of the Native Land Court - details the dramatically adverse impact it had on the landholdings of Maori hapu.Te Kooti tango whenua offers a picture of the court in action, with legislative practices that perhaps resulted in the most serious breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi to date, and "points the way to a future less contaminated by hurts arising from injustices of the past.' "
 

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