If you are an iwi, hapū or whānau group there are two ways to have your customary interests recognised. You can:
The tests for customary rights are the same whether the application has been made to the High Court or to the Crown.
The government will help pay the costs of an application made through either pathway.
All applications under the Act, whether to the Crown or the High Court, must be made by 3 April 2017.
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