August 2002 Contents

Māori Land Court and Appellate Court

Costs – costs should follow the event – Manuirirangi v Paraninihi Ki Waitotara Inc – Paraninihi Ki Waitotara (2002) 15 Aotea Appellate MB 64

New judges appointed

Waitangi Tribunal

New members appointed

Ngati Awa cross-claims report

Other courts and tribunals

High Court – sentencing, whakapapa as provocation

Other

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment - a Treaty-based Environmental Audit Framework

Print version

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Costs – costs should follow the event – Manuirirangi v Paraninihi Ki Waitotara Inc

Manuirirangi v Paraninihi Ki Waitotara Inc – Paraninihi Ki Waitotara

Māori Appellate Court (2002) 15 Aotea Appellate MB 64 (15 WGAP 64)

27 August 2002

An order that costs should lie where they fell made by the Deputy Chief Judge, exercising the Chief Judge's powers, was successfully appealed. Costs should follow the event. The Māori Land Court has a role in facilitating ongoing amicable relationships, especially where the parties are whānau to each other, which can render awards of costs inappropriate. However, the parties here were shareholders and a large, experienced and well resourced Incorporation. Fault was an irrelevant consideration.

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