May 2008 Contents

Acknowledgements

Editorial

Parliament

Mauao Historic Reserves Revesting Bill and Act

Budget 2008

Māori Land Court

Alienation – sale to Council for public works only appropriate where sale is the only option – Searancke - Lot 2 and 4 of Proposed Subdivision of GS 5D/318 and Lot 1 of Proposed Subdivision of GS 5D/318 (2008) 179 Gisborne MB 61

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Alienation – sale to Council for public works only appropriate where sale is the only option – Searancke

Searancke - Lot 2 and 4 of Proposed Subdivision of GS 5D/318 and Lot 1 of Proposed Subdivision of GS 5D/318

Māori Land Court (2008) 179 Gisborne MB 61 (179 GIS 61)

8 May 2008

Application seeking confirmation of sale of land to the Gisborne District Council adjourned for 6 months to allow all trustees to negotiate with the Council and explore the possibility of a long term lease. The trustee's power to sell land for public works should only be exercised where the situation is so compelling that sale is necessary rather than desirable or where sale is the only option.

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