New Zealand Māori Council

Statutory representative body under the Māori Community Development Act 1962.

  • Advocating for policy development and community initiatives that contribute to te mana motuhake o te iwi Māori.
  • The New Zealand Māori Council has a proud 60 year record advocating for Māori interests.
  • The Māori Community Development Act (1962) sets out the formal functions of the New Zealand Māori Council.
  • “Aroha ki te tangata / For the love of the people”
    Māori Wardens have been supporting whānau for over 150 years at a grassroots level