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

August 2014 Here-turi-kōkā – Contents


Strategic direction for a busy future by Judge Craig Coxhead

Supreme Court of New Zealand/Te Kōti Mana Nui

Customary title to waterwaysPaki v Attorney-General [2014] NZSC 118

Supreme Court of Canada

Aboriginal Title – Tsilhqot’in v. British Columbia [2014] SCC 44 by Professor John Borrows

Māori Appellate Court

Trusts – variation  – Clarke v Downs – Lake Taupō Forest Trust [2014] 2014 Māori Appellate Court MB 16

Waitangi Tribunal

Active protection - The Interim Report on the MV Rena and Motiti Island Claims (Pre-publication) (Wai 2391, 2393, 2014) by Dr Carwyn Jones

Indigenous Law Speaker Series 2014

Lex Aotearoa – Hon Justice Joseph Williams delivered the most recent of our 2014 lunchtime seminars on 21 August 2014 at the Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington.

Māori Law Review news

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2014 – this competition is now open. Entries close on 1 October 2014.

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