October 2000 Contents

Mäori Land Court & Appellate Court

Two new Mäori Land Court Judges

Waitangi Tribunal

Frivolous and vexatious claims

Other Courts and Tribunals

High Court – when partition is allowed

High Court – use of a Mäori land trust as guarantor of a lease

Environment Court – approval for archaeological site

Environment Court – inter-iwi disagreement over extent of wahi tapu

Environment Court – approval for Mäori run oyster farm

Environment Court – former Mäori land affected by subdivision

Environment Court – strike out of Maori appeal

Parliament

Tutae-Ka-Wetoweto Forest Bill

Other

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

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