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May 2016 Haratua – Contents

Supreme Court of Canada

Métis and non-status Indians are Indians under the constitutionDaniels v Canada (2016) SCC 12 - Emerald UnRuh

High Court - Te Kōti Matua

Human rights – electoral disenfranchisement – prisoner voting rights claims dismissed - Taylor & Ors v Attorney-General & Ors (2016) NZHC 355 - Rachael Jones

Takutai moana - procedure - independence of pūkenga expert - Re Tipene [2015] NZHC 2923 - Andrew Irwin

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Interim injunction - application adjourned - grant of an interim injunction would delay elections - Taueki v Horowhenua 11 Part Reservation - Horowhenua 11 (Lake) Block (2016) 347 Aotea 269 - Indiana Shewen

Limitation - claim barred about life interest under estate - Cassidy v Patene - Te Rangirunga Wi Patene (2016) 349 Aotea MB 51 (349 AOT 51) - Indiana Shewen

Waitangi Tribunal - Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - Treaty of Waitangi clause provides protection (Wai 2522, 2016) - Dr Carwyn Jones

Conservation management - endangered wildlife - The Priority Report Concerning Māui’s Dolphin (Wai 898, 2016) - James Watson

Te Urewera - Part VI - environmental - waterways - socio-economic issues (Wai 894, 2015) - Nicholas Coyle

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - urgent inquiries - mandate recognition - The Ngātiwai Trust Board Deed of Mandate claim - Emerald UnRuh

Legislation - Ngā Whakaturetanga

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

Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill – preliminary provisions - Toni Love

Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill – status of land and whenua tāpui (Māori reservations) - Toni Love

Book review - Arotakena pukapuka

Indigenous Intellectual Property: A Handbook of Contemporary Research - Aroha Te Pareake Mead

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