December 2002 Hakihea – Contents

Māori Appellate Court

Alienation and jurisdiction  – alienation includes virtually every form of disposition of land - Trustees of the Will of Pukepuke Tangiora v Hastings District Council - Waipuka 3B1C2 (2002) 13 Tākitimu Appellate MB 217

Māori Land Court

Alienation – lease for purpose of development confirmed – Ngatai - Matakana 1A7A (2002) 71 Tauranga MB 23


Alienation and jurisdiction – alienation includes virtually every form of disposition of land – Trustees of the Will of Pukepuke Tangiora v Hastings District Council

Trustees of the Will of Pukepuke Tangiora v Hastings District Council - Waipuka 3B1C2

Māori Appellate Court (2002) 13 Tākitimu Appellate MB 217 (13 ACTK 217)

18 December 2002

Appeal against a decision of the Māori Land Court finding that the Court had jurisdiction to rule on alienation dismissed. The definition of alienation in Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 is very broad and covers virtually every form of disposition of land. Any party may bring an application for confirmation of alienation and the Court is entitled to rule on it.

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Alienation – lease for purpose of development confirmed – Ngatai

Ngatai - Matakana 1A7A

Māori Land Court (2002) 71 Tauranga MB 23 (71 T 23)

6 December 2002

A resolution to lease land to an owner's son for 20 years was confirmed by the Court. The land had not been developed over the last decade and the proposed lease would ensure that the land was developed into high quality dairy pasture. Judge Carter modified the lease, inserting clauses relating to papakainga and a covenant relating to development.

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