Introduction

As a result of the Ngāi Tūhoe Treaty of Waitangi Settlement Act, administration of Te Urewera has been passed to the Te Urewera Board.

As a result of the Te Urewera Act, administration of Te Urewera has been passed to the Te Urewera Board which comprises joint Tūhoe and Crown membership.

Under the Act, Te Urewera is no longer a national park, but a separate legal entity for whom the board members act as trustees.

Te Urewera is still open to the public and the Department of Conservation will continue to work in Te Urewera and maintain the tracks and facilities in conjunction with the Board.

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Tūhoe claims settlement and Te Urewera bills passed
Board appointed for new era for Te Urewera

The legislation

Tūhoe Claims Settlement Bill
Te Urewera Act 2014

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