November 1999 Contents

MÄORI LAND COURT & APPELLATE COURT

Apppointment of new Chief Judge

WAITANGI TRIBUNAL

Appointments of members

Ngäti Awa Raupatu Report

OTHER COURTS AND TRIBUNALS

High Court—issuing coastal permits for marine farms

High Court—registration of vehicle, Treaty argument

High Court—immigration, Treaty argument

High Court—Te Ati Awa settlement negotiations

High Court—Fisheries pre-settlement assets litigation

AUSTRALIA

High Court of Australia—Yanner v Eaton, customary taking rights

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October 1999 Contents

Māori Appellate Court

Status of land - Māori Land Court able to question Crown's reasoning - Ngati Rarua Iwi Trust v Minister in Charge of  Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations and others - Section 38 Wairau West (1999) 4 Te Waipounamu Appellate MB 292

Māori Land Court

Status of land - investigation of customary title - Great Barrier Islands

Other courts and tribunals

Court of Appeal—fisheries assets allocation and “iwi”

High Court—closure of school—Treaty principles applying

Other

Boast, Erueti, McPhail, Smith—Mäori Land Law

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Status of land – Māori Land Court able to question Crown’s reasoning – Ngati Rarua Iwi Trust

Ngati Rarua Iwi Trust v Minister in Charge of  Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations and others - Section 38 Wairau West

Māori Appellate Court (1999) 4 Te Waipounamu Appellate MB 292 (4 APTW 292)

26 October 1999

Successful appeal against a decision of the Māori Land Court changing the status of the land from Crown land to Māori freehold land and vesting it in Te Runanga a Rangitane o Wairau Incorporated. Court should have adjourned to make fuller enquiries as to entitlement. It was appropriate for the Court to question the reasoning of the Crown in identifying the entitled group.

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September 1999 Contents

WAITANGI TRIBUNAL

Memorandum—urgency hearing re Dairy Board restructuring

OTHER COURTS AND TRIBUNALS

High Court—Mäori land and the RMA 1991

High Court—preventing sale of family land

High Court—rating of Mäori land

Environment Court—Mäori marine farming applications

District Court—traffic conviction, blood sample refused as tapu

PARLIAMENT

Resource Management Amendment Bill 1999

OTHER

Law Commission—Coroner review

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August 1999 Contents

Māori Land Court & Appellate Court

Status of land – land will be more effectively managed and utilised as General land - White – Maketu A2A Lot 4 DPS 63036 (1999) 1 Waiariki Appellate MB 116

Waitangi Tribunal

Appointment of additional members

Other Courts and Tribunals

High Court – Ngāi Tahu claim boundaries

High Court – meaning of "Māori"

Environment Court – use of Māori in the Court

Parliament

Education (Te Aho Matua) Amendment Bill

Māori Purposes Bill 1999

Ngāti Türangitukua Claims Settlement Bill 1999

Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Bill 1998

Forests Amendment Bill 1999

Other

An Unsettled history. Treaty Claims in New Zealand Today

 

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Status of Land – land will be more effectively managed and utilised as General land – White

White – Maketu A2A Lot 4 DPS 63036

Māori Appellate Court (1999) 1 Waiariki Appellate MB 116 (1 AP 116)

11 May 1999

Successful appeal against decision of the Māori Land Court declining to grant an order changing the status of land from Māori freehold land to General land.

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July 1999 Contents

Mäori Land Court & Appellate Court

Designations and trespass to Mäori land

Other Courts and Tribunals

Court of Appeal – review of Mäori land trust

High Court – heritage protection order, Kaituna river

High Court – export of South Island indigenous timber, exemption for landless Mäori

Other

D Williams - The Land Taking Court

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June 1999 Contents

Waitangi Tribunal

Whanganui River Report

Radio Spectrum Final Report

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May 1999 Contents

Letters to the Editor

Mäori Land Court & Appellate Court

Roadline over Mäori Land

Land Court computer imaging project

Waitangi Tribunal

Proposal for a special Tribunal

Other Courts and Tribunals

High Court – restructuring of Mäori studies at Waikato University

High Court – valuation of Crown forest licences

High Court - valuation of Crown forest licences, Mäori participation

High Court – Fisheries, constitutional challenge

Environment Court – coastal works and kaitiakitanga

Parliament

Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment

Budget initiatives

Other

Review of the Mäori Development Act 1962

Mäori women’s experiences of the law

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April 1999 Contents

Waitangi Tribunal

Wänanga Capital Establishment Report

Other Courts and Tribunals

Court of Appeal – public works offer back

High Court – Mäori trust winding up

High Court – customary fisheries defence

High Court – fisheries settlement allocation

High Court – Electricity Corporation split up

Parliament

Ngäi Tahu Claims Settlement (Resource Management Consent Notification)
Regulations 1999 10
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March 1999 Contents

Mäori Land Court & Appellate Court

Application to terminate trust – notice required

Waitangi Tribunal

Radio Frequencies interim report

Whanganui River cross claim

Other Courts and Tribunals

Privy Council – Public Works Act offer back requirements

Environment Court – Mäori protocols

Environment Court – standing for Mäori

Parliament

Security Intelligence Amendment

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February 1999 Contents

Mäori Land Court & Appellate Court

Succession – application of the 1993 Act

Waitangi Tribunal

New members appointed

Other Courts and Tribunals

High Court - hapü representation in settlement negotiations

Other

Turangi Deed of Settlement

Crown policy re rivers, lakes & geothermal claims

Proposed changes to Resource Management Act 1991

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December-January 1999 Contents

Other courts & tribunals

Court of Appeal - Cannabis & customary rights

Court of Appeal - fiduciary relationship & s18(1)(i)

High Court – attempt to wind up a Mäori society

High Court – fiduciary relationship, public works, & title registration

High Court – sale of Crown interests in Nelson airport

High Court – customary fishing & Poor Knight Islands marine reserve

District Court – South Island customary fishing rights

Parliament

Treaty of Waitangi Amendment Act 1998

Treaty of Waitangi (Final Settlement of Claims) Bill 1998

Customary fishing regulations – North Island

Education Bill – special character of Kura Kaupapa Mäori

Other

Ngäti Awa Heads of Agreement

Sir Graham’s speech re Treaty settlements

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