Maori Land Ownership

Why GDPro?

We have been encouraging owners to bring their enquiries to us for the last three years but as we didn’t control the Share Register this was not always effective.
“Having regular contact with the Iwi is important to our office, as it keeps us grounded and to that end we investigated moving the Share Register from GHA, Accountants and running this ourselves.
Following an investigation into options and also to continue to drive reduced costs, we have found a very robust Computer system, named GD Pro which will enable us to maintain the register and update successions and other transactions.
Audit reports are able to be generated to ensure that every entry is traceable.
This will mean considerable savings for us as, with our ever growing ownership list, comes greater administration costs and much of this has been alleviated by using our existing staff to do this.
We were fortunate that through our Committee of Management member Kiriwaitingi Rei, we were able to see this program demonstrated at the Maori Investment Ltd office who have the same program, they are using it to help them trace owners, create effective methods to deal shareholders who have very small shares and make their AGMs more efficient.
Whilst it will take time to reach that level of detail in the short-term we should be able to deal with a number of anomalies in the Share Register such as, deceased owners, incorrect spelling, owners with multiple names and tracing unclaimed money to reduce this.”
Quoted from Ngati Whakaue AGM – last paragraph page 21 – Click to view

Features

DISTRIBUTION

FAST, EASY The automated distribution process typically takes less than a minute for thousands of land owners and adheres to NRWT, RWT and Maori Authority New Zealand taxation laws.

MULTI BLOCK

SUPPORTS GROWTH As owners tend to be descendants of more than one land block, the system easily supports multi land block ownership.

SUCCESSION

SIMPLE, COMPLETE Allows the recording of succession of land to future generations, providing a full transaction history, complemented with a full audit log facility.

RECONCILIATION

CHECKS AND BALANCES The simple to use payment reconciliation system allows for easy marking of payments as being presented or cancelled, with cancelled payments automatically putting the funds back to the owner record.

PAYMENTS

FOR ONLINE BANKING The payment system creates bank direct credit files that can be imported directly into online banking; saving time from doing manual, tedious bank payments. Currently we support banks such as ANZ and BNZ for both NZ and international payment systems.

TRUSTED EXPERTS

18 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE GDPro is used by almost 700 land blocks in New Zealand by over 50 organisations. We have been developing systems and processes for maintaining ownership registers since 2002; over 18 years of in-depth experience in land ownership database management technology.

More

AUTO LINK SCANNED DOCUMENTS TO OWNER RECORDS

NO COMPLICATED SYSTEMS No need to buy complicated and expensive document scanning systems to link them to your database. With GDPro, simply drag and drop your documents directly to the owner record which will automatically link them together.

FREE INCLUSION OF AGM MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

OUR MOST POPULAR ADD-ON This popular feature is used by organisations to register AGM attendance – with the attendees coming directly from the database. Organisers can check and update owner details, such as address, contact numbers or bank account details on the day.

REPORTING

COMPREHENSIVE Included with the many standard reports is a reporting system that allows you to create

ON DEMAND SUPPORT

THERE WHEN YOU NEED US We provide email and phone support including connecting directly to your home or office computer.

ONLINE REFERENCE

VAST Click here for manuals. Start with GDMA Begin Guide 1 July 2017..

Latest News

LIFE INTEREST SUCCESSIONS FROM AUGUST 2021

Life interest rules have changed since Feb 2021. Generally, the shares go to the remaindermen (the term used by Māori Land Court) and current and future $ go to the life interest. Our system has this covered!

IRD DISTRIBUTION AND TAX REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FROM APRIL 2020
A first and your GDPro is ready for IRD’s April 2020 deadline, the ability for IR electronic filing of Maori Authority Distributions, Credits, RWT and NRWT.

Manuals

Click on file to download.

To get your started:
  Introduction: Begin Guide Part 1
  Starting Guide: Core Training
then Successions.
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GDPro-AGM.pdf

GDPro-BeginGuidePart1-CheckList.pdf

GDPro-BeginGuidePart1.pdf

GDPro-Core-Training.pdf

GDPro-Distribution-Process.pdf

GDPro-Distribution-Questions.docx

GDPro-IRD-Reporting.pdf

GDPro-Kaumatua-Grants.pdf

GDPro-Life-Interest-Distribution.pdf

GDPro-Mail-Chimp.pdf

GDPro-Manual-ad-hoc-reporting-example.pdf

GDPro-Manual-Payments.pdf

GDPro-NBI.pdf

GDPro-Payments-System.pdf

GDPro-Reconciliation.pdf

GDPro-Standard-Reports.pdf

GDPro-Successions.pdf

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