Under the CNI Forests Collective Settlement, members of the Collective received 90% by value of the 176,000 hectares of Crown forest lands in the Central North Island.
A unique feature of the CNI Forests Collective Settlement was the agreement that Iwi themselves, rather than the Crown, would decide which pieces of the returned land rightfully belong to each Iwi. The land has been transferred as a whole to CNI Iwi Holdings Ltd, which will carry out a process of identifying, discussing and eventually agreeing on respective mana whenua interests. This is known as the mana whenua process.
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