December-January 2002 Contents

MAORI LAND COURT & APPELLATE COURT
(featuring Maori Appellate Court judgements collected for the first time in 2000)
Waiheke station settlement (1999 case)
Section 30 representatives (1998)
Crown land revesting in Maori for a claim settlement (1999 case)

Alienation – Court must not usurp rights of owners – O'Neill v Hawira - Parapara 2B2F (2002) 15 Aotea Appellate MB 33

WAITANGI TRIBUNAL
Directions re s30 Te Ture Whenua Mäori Act 1993 application
Report on Taranaki Mäori reserved lands & dairy industry changes
Directions re- Central North Island inquiry

OTHER COURTS AND TRIBUNALS
High Court – change of status orders, legal requirements & third party rights after a sale of land

PARLIAMENT
Te Ture Whenua Mäori Amendment Act 2001

OTHER
He Anga Mua. Discussion document on allocating the Treaty Fisheries Claim Settlement

Download Maori Law Review December-January 2002 (173 KB PDF)


Alienation – Court must not usurp rights of owners – O’Neill v Hawira

O'Neill v Hawira - Parapara 2B2F

Māori Appellate Court (2002) 15 Aotea Appellate MB 33 (15 WGAP 33)

10 January 2002

Partially successful appeal against a decision of the Māori Land Court confirming a resolution to lease the land to Thomas Turama Hawira and dismissing an application to constitute an ahu whenua trust. The Court cannot usurp the right of owners and confirm a resolution under s 155 of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 if no such resolution was passed.

Download O'Neill v Hawira - Parapara 2B2F (2002) 15 Aotea Appellate MB 33 (15 WGAP 33) here (1.82 MB PDF). read more