He tangata whai mana ki te whakahaere i ngā kāinga tipu, i ngā whenua o ngā kaipupuri, ngā kaiwhiwhi hua. Ko te kaitiaki ka huri hei kaipupuri whenua i raro i te ture mēnā ka rēhitatia tōna ingoa ki te taha o te taitara.
Persons bound to deal with property on behalf of owners or beneficiaries of Māori land. Trustees become legal owners when the order appointing him/her as trustee for the land is registered against the title. Use for works about trusteeship of Māori land, or trustees of Māori land.