Statutory representative body under the Māori Community Development Act 1962.
Introducing 'The Maori Millionaire' and the 'New Zealand Maori Council'
The NZ Māori Council are delighted to be a part of the Telecommunications Spectrum signing ceremony at Parliament.
Hawai’i. In a show of unwavering solidarity, the New Zealand Māori Council expresses its heartfelt support for the
people of Hawai'i during these challenging times of devastation and destruction.
NZ Māori Council members from all over the country, especially Te Tai Tokerau, Tairawhiti, Takitimu, Hauraki, West Tamaki are reporting on the devastation to Marae and homes.
The Māori Community Development Act (1962) sets out the formal functions of the New Zealand Māori Council.
E te manutātāriki o te ao Māori,
Te kākā waha nui o te wao nui a Tāne
Te Rangatira e Manu,
He whare wānanga kua katia
He whare kōrero kua riro ki te ngū o te pō
E te uri o Mataatua waka, o Te Moana o Toi
Kauria nga arawai a ō mātua tipuna ki te karapinepine I tai.
The Waitangi Tribunal has rejected a challenge from some Māori organisations about the role of iwi in resource management reforms, saying it found no treaty breach.
But it did endorse the role of non-tribal organisations like the Māori Council having a role in the reforms.
On 3 July 2022, TVNZ 1News published a news report about Matthew Tukaki.
The New Zealand Māori Council wishes to clarify that Matthew Tukaki has never held a position as its head.
In light of recent media reporting, Peter Fraser, National Secretary of the New Zealand Māori Council (NZMC), is publicly reconfirming that Mr Matthew Tukaki no longer holds any role within the NZMC.