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Report on CFRT High Court judgment

We are the current Māori Trustees on the Crown Forestry Rental Trust.  This communication provides our summary of the issues and findings following the High Court judgment on 29 July of which many of you will already have had notice from Crown Trustees Wilson and Foulkes. Our focus is on the issues as raised by Māori with the Māori Council or with us direct.

Follow this link to read our complete summary of the issues and findings Maori Trustees’ Report on CFRT High Court judgment

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