Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993
Maori Land Act 1993

87 Amendment of names of land owners in court records and titles

On the application of an owner of Maori freehold land, the Registrar may by order amend any entry in the records of the court, or in any certificate or other instrument of title relating to the interest of the applicant in the land, if the Registrar is satisfied that an amendment is necessary to show correctly the name or description of the applicant, or the name by which the applicant is or desires to be commonly known, including, where the applicant is a married woman, her married name, or to distinguish between 2 or more persons having the same or similar names.

Compare: 1953 No 94 s 60A; 1974 No 144 s 3