June 2008 Contents

Editorial

Māori Land Court

Alienation and status of land – change to General land will rationalise commercial operations - The Proprietors of Potikirua Incorporation - Part Te Piki 2 (2008) 103 Ōpōtiki MB 17

Other courts

High Court - Maori land and indefeasibility exceptions

Parliament

Debates
- Affiliate Te Arawa Iwi and Hapu Claims Settlement Bill
- Central North Island Forests Land Collective Settlement Bill
- Treaty of Waitangi (Removal of Conflict of Interest) Amendment Bill
Question Time
- Treaty Settlements - Ratchet Clauses
- Settlement Bill - Airspace Protection

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Alienation and status of land – change to General land will rationalise commercial operations – The Proprietors of Potikirua Incorporation

The Proprietors of Potikirua Incorporation - Part Te Piki 2

Māori Land Court (2008) 103 Ōpōtiki MB 17 (103 OPO 17)

19 June 2008

Application for confirmation of alienation abandoned due to Incorporation's inability to satisfy the requirements of consultation and support. Application amended to seek change of status from Māori freehold land to General land. Court determined that this would rationalise the commercial operations on the land and lead to better management and utilisation of the land.

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