October 2001 Contents

Māori Appellate Court

Alienation and status of land - no change to General land where inadequate notice to preferred class of alienees - Ferris v Ferris - Nuhiti M21 (2001) 34 Tairāwhiti Appellate MB 52

Other courts and tribunals

Environment Court – Golden Bay marine farms

Overseas

High Court Australia – native title to the seabed

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Alienation and status of land – no change to General land where inadequate notice of application given to preferred class of alienees – Ferris v Ferris

Ferris v Ferris - Nuhiti M21

Māori Appellate Court (2001) 34 Tairāwhiti Appellate MB 52 (34 APGS 52)

15 October 2001

Successful appeal  against a decision of the Māori Land Court granting a change of status from Māori freehold land to General land. The appellant had failed to comply with requirements as to procedure and notice. The preferred class of alienees had not been afforded sufficient opportunity to be heard by the Māori Land Court.

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