Ko te Kahikatea he rākau tū ki te repo. Engari, kāhore e mātotoru te tū , kei te repo kē hoki ngā pakiaka. Nō reira ka whakaritea e Tāne me whiriwhiri ngā paiaka pakari ana te tū torotika ana

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Te Awanui Ki Te Whai Ao
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Ballance | Agri Nutrients
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Foma Innovation
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British High Commission
The University of Auckland | Engineering
Victoria University of Wellington
MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
Ministry for Women

Our History

Ki nga whakaeke haumi - 'Align yourself with those who have already banded together'

In 1974 a Commission of Inquiry into Māori Reserved Land, the Sheehan Commission, reported to parliament. The commission was largely concerned with the perpetual leasehold (LIP) dimension of Māori Reserved Land and the associated injustice imposed on Māori Land owners. One of the commissioners, Rolland O’Regan, a well-recognised expertise in both LIP and land valuation policy, had a major influence on the commission’s findings and report.

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Our Work Programmes

Case Study Forestry


FOMA member says the idea of national FOMA was to collectivise Maori interests, share information, and create scale and opportunities to influence change for the betterment of members.

Case Study Horticulture


FOMA has had a cohort of members involved in horticulture for many years, and over 30 years the federation's interest in horticulture has increased.

Case Study Honey


Manuka's transition from firewood to a honey supply is providing a valuable commodity for Maori land block owners.