December-January 2000 Contents


Agreements between Māori and Local Authorities by Grant Hewison, Strategic Manager, Strategic Management/Treaty of Waitangi Team Manukau City Council

Māori Appellate Court and Māori Land Court

Chief Judge's powers – appeal based on misunderstanding – Mann - Pakohu 2B2AJ  (2000) 4 Taitokerau Appellate MB 234

Lease by assembled owners – disputed resolution - Re Wilson & Brown & Arapaoanui 3C (1999) 146 Gisborne MB 72

Performance of trust, voting by beneficiaries - Proprietors of Mangakino Township Inc v Hemi & Pouakani No 2 (1999) 73 Taupo MB 30

Other Courts and Tribunals

Court of Appeal – Māori land & RMA 1991

Environment Court - cultural objections to a landfill

Environment Court – effect of Ngāi Tahu Settlement Act


Taupo tributaries revesting

Waitangi and Indigenous Rights. Revolution, Law and Legitimation

Adoption law reform

Annual index

Māori Law Review Index December 1999 to November 2000

Print version

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Chief Judge’s powers – appeal based on misunderstanding – Mann

Mann - Pakohu 2B2AJ

Māori Appellate Court (2000) 4 Taitokerau Appellate MB 234 (4 APWH 234)

11 January 2000

Appeal against a decision of the Chief Judge made under s 45 of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 dismissed. Appellants wrongly believed that the Chief Judge's decision to cancel a succession order reflected poorly on their ancestor. Other matters raised were not within the Appellate Court's jurisdiction.

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