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The Māori Law Review is a monthly review of law affecting Māori, the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand.

August 2016 Here-turi-kōkā – Contents

High Court - Te Kōti Matua

Judicial review - allocation of contested lands based on tikanga Māori - Te Runanga O Ngati Manawa v CNI Iwi Holdings Ltd [2016] NZHC 1183 - James Watson

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Chief Judge's powers - application about an earlier s 44 outcome not possible - Hallett - Opawa Rangitoto 2D and 2G [2016] Chief Judge's MB 88 (2016 CJ 88) - Indiana Shewen

Partition - granted over residential site - Pihama - Akuaku A12 (2016) 57 Tairawhiti MB 200 (57 TRW 200) - Indiana Shewen

Legislation - Ngā Whakaturetanga

Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Bill – the endless quest for justice - Linda Te Aho

Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016 - Māori Language Act 2016 - new directions, old problems - Māmari Stephens

Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill - policy statement and explanatory note - Toni Love

Treaty of Waitangi relationships - Ngā kōrero rangatira

The relationship between the Crown and Māori - an interview with Ivan Kwok - Kirsten Hagan

Indigenous Law Speaker Series 2016

Lessons from Ecuador's rights of nature lawsuits - Professor Craig Kauffman will deliver this seminar on 10 August 2016

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2016

We welcome entries for the 2016 Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition sponsored by the Māori Law Review. The competition is open until 5 p.m. Friday 30 September 2016. For details on the competition and how to enter go here.

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