November 2008 Contents

Editorial

Māori Land Court and Appellate Court

Gifts of shares in Māori land – right to land validated by whakapapa - Sade v Mahanga - Taiharuru 2A1 (2008) 7 Taitokerau Appellate MB 47

Ririnui: partition, alienation of land by gift

Other courts and tribunals

Environment Court
- Kaupokonui: appeal against consent for quarry
- Waiareka Valley Preservation Soc: obligation to consult tangata whenua

Supreme Court
- Forests 2 Case: appeals withdrawn

Print version

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Gifts of shares in Māori land – right to land validated by whakapapa – Sade v Mahanga

Sade v Mahanga - Taiharuru 2A1

Māori Appellate Court (2008) 7 Taitokerau Appellate MB 47 (7 APWH 47)

12 November 2008

Appeal against a decision of the Māori Land Court allowing a gift of shares dismissed. Gift of shares in Māori land to a member of the preferred class of alienees allowed - the recipient was whanaunga of the alienating owner who is associated with the land in accordance with tikanga Māori.

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