On 11 May 2016, Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill went through its first reading in Parliament and was referred to the Māori Affairs Select Committee.

The Select Committee has called for submissions on the Bill.  Submission need to be lodged with the Select Committee by Thursday 14 July 2016.

More information about the Bill and the select committee process can be found at the Parliament website:
http://www.parliament.nz/en-nz/features/00NZPHomeNews201606081/have-your-say-on-changes-to-m%c4%81ori-land

Other information about the Bill is available at
http://www.tpk.govt.nz/en/a-matou-kaupapa/crown-iwi-hapu-whanau-maori-relations/consultation/review-of-te-ture-whenua-maori-act-1993