December 2010 Māori Law Review

2010 Māori Land Court judgments – index

This table lists the 2010 judgments of the Māori Land Court and contains links to reports about the decisions.

2010 Māori Land Court judgments

Judgment dateCitationMinute BookMLISLegislationSubject
2010
24.12.2010Hunia v Skerrit-White - Kawerau A8D22 Waiariki MB 9222 WAR 92Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19, 237, 238Injunction alleging a breach of trustees’ duties
24.12.2010Hall v Opepe Farm Trust22 Waiariki MB 4722 WAR 47Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19,231, 237, 238, 240Injunction, Enforcement of obligations of trust, Removal of trustees
22.12.2010Deputy Registrar v Te Bach 2007 Ltd - Ohawini D815 Taitokerau MB 315 TTK 3Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 131Māori Freehold Land Registration Project, determination of status
22.12.2010Deputy Registrar v Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board - Lot 1 DP 40823 being Part Section 684 Town of Orakei and others14 Taitokerau MB 16414 TTK 164Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 131Māori Freehold Land Registration, determination of status, effect of private Act on status and amalgamations with multiple statuses
17.12.2010Rogers v Stirling - Taungaure No.221 Waiariki 20521 WAR 205Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 289Partition and easement for access - whether sufficient support
14.12.2010Whaanga - Anewa Trust11 Tairawhiti MB 4611 TRW 46Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 289Partition – Sufficiency of support
14.12.2010McClutchie-Morrell v Te Runanga o Ngati Porou2010 Chief Judge's MB 3862010 CJ 386Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 30(1)(b), 30C, 30H, 33Mandate to negotiate with Crown where Crown refusing to be bound; application of ss 30C and 30H
8.12.2010Manuirirangi v Nga Hapu o Nga Ruahine Iwi Inc2010 Chief Judge's MB 3552010 CJ 355Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 30(1)(b), 30C, 30H, 33Mandate to negotiate with Crown where Crown refusing to be bound; application of ss 30C and 30H
07.12.2010Te Karetu L1A and others14 Taitokerau MB 2514 TTK 25Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993ML plan - area of block
30.11.2010Heta - Taiharuru 4C3B13 Taitokerau MB 20313 TTK 203Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 289Partition – hybrid partition – occupation orders – ahu whenua trusts – “reasonable alternatives”
24.11.2010Yates v Te Kohanga Lots 1 and 3-27 Trust13 Taitokerau MB 3613 TTK 36Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 sections 19, 20Injunction, Recovery of land
23.11.2010Rangihuna v Trustees of Te Rimu Trust -
Te Rimu Trust
10 Tairawhiti MB 13710 TRW 137Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 sections 238, 244Enforcement of obligations of trust, variation of trust order
19.11.2010Hall v Opepe Farm Trust19 Waiariki MB 25819 WAR 258Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 sections 237, 238, 240Trustees Duties - Removal of Trustees
12.11.2010Setter v Hewitt - Lot 1 & 4 DP 374627 and Lot 3 DP 3746275 Takitimu MB 2395 TKT 239Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 322Roadway
12.11.2010Deputy Registrar - Kohatutaka 6A4E12 Taitokerau MB 17112 TTK 171Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 131Determine Status of land
12.11.2010Ngati Hine Forest Trust v Manihera - Ngati Hine H2B12 Taitokerau MB 17612 TTK 176Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19Costs for indemnity of trustees
29.10.2010Paul - Motatau 1B3A11 Taitokerau MB 21211 TTK 212Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 133Change from General land to Māori freehold land
27.10.2010Deputy Registrar - Waimamaku E11 Taitokerau MB 15311 TTK 153Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 131Determine Status of land
14.10.2010Hickmott - Torere Section 1117 Waiariki MB 3517 WAR 35Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 328Occupation Order -
12.10.2010Preece v Hokotehi Moriori Trust5 Te Waipounamu MB 835 TWP 83Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 18(1)(e)Determine whether person is a Maori
08.10.2010Maori Trustee v Keech257 Aotea MB 42257 AOT 42Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 18(1)(d)Determine proceedings founded on contract or tort
04.10.2010Chapman v Aotearoa Resorts Ltd - Tokaanu Maori Township 2nd Residue Trust257 Aotea MB 62257 AOT 62Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 21Relief against forfeiture
30.09.2010Maiava v Matauri X Inc10 Taitokerau MB 10610 TTK 106Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 79(4)/93Security for costs
30.09.2010Richards - Karaka Huarua A and B10 Taitokerau MB 9410 TTK 94Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 Part 12Appointment of Trustees
22.09.2010Pita v Ngatiwai ki Whangaruru Whenua Topu Trust - Whangaruru Whakaturia 1D9A and 1D10A10 Taitokerau MB 4010 TTK 40Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 338(7)Maori Reservation - Termination of Part of the Trust
16.09.2010Pulham - Tiro Taupaki9 Taitokerau MB 2099 TTK 209Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 113, 118, 214Succession - Whangai
16.09.2010Lazarus - Peter Pene Moses9 Taitokerau MB 1979 TTK 197Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 113, 1188 Succession - License to Occupy
13.09.2010Maori Trustee v Raukawa - Horowhenua A3A255 Aotea MB 209255 AOT 209Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 231, Limitation Act 1950Review of Trust
10.09.2010Naera v Fenwick – Whakapoungakau 2415 Waiariki MB 27915 WAR 279Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19, 231, 239, 240Review of Trust, Removal of trustees
13.08.2010Kemp - Otairi B2B8 Taitokerau MB 2168 TTK 216Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 135Status of land Maori to General
13.08.2010Peters - Oriwa 1B18 Taitokerau MB 2108 TTK 210Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 328Occupation
02.08.2010Matthews v Matthews253 Aotea MB 250253 AOT 250Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 164Vesting
30.07.2010NF Fraser and Co Ltd – Takahiwai 3A27 Taitokerau MB 2527 TTK 252Maori Affairs Amendment Act 1967 section 83; Maori Affairs Act 1953 section 2(2)(f)Status of land
30.07.10Deputy Registrar – Oharotu 47 Taitokerau MB 2347 TTK 234Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 131Status of Roadway
30.07.10Butler – Mangawhati 3B1 & Takahiwai 3A27 Taitokerau MB 2607 TTK 260Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 46Report to CJ
02.07.10Brownlie v Brown - Pipituangi A7 Tairawhiti MB 397 TRW 39Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 238Review of Trust - Use of Trust Monies - Stewardship
02.07.10Apaapa - Te Pura A No 176 Waikato Maniapoto MB 16 WMN 1Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 135Status of land Maori to General
30.06.10Naera v Fenwick – Whakapoungakau 2411 Waiariki MB 19111 WAR 191Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 98Special aid fund
30.06.10Deputy Registrar - Kapowai A1A7 Taitokerau MB 1257 TTK 125Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 332Survey
30.06.10Deputy Registrar - Utakura 77 Taitokerau MB 717 TTK 71Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 332Survey
22.06.10Howell - Omaio 43 Section 411 Waiariki MB 211 WAR 2Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 289Partition
18.06.10Parangiora 1 (Wahitapu) and Parangiora 26 Taitokerau MB 2386 TTK 238Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 332Survey
18.06.10Butler v NF Fraser & Co Ltd – Mangawhati 3B1 and Takahiwai 3A26 Taitokerau MB 2216 TTK 221Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 79Security for costs
18.06.10Deputy Registrar – Kotuku A2B2C, Otara 3B4 (Esplanade Reserve), Pouto 2E4B3, Whangaruru-Whakaturia 1D7A26 Taitokerau MB 2326 TTK 232Maori Affairs Act 1953 section 2(2)(e)Status of land
18.06.10Deputy Registrar – Lot 36 DP 126453 and Lot 34 DP 126453 being Part of Whangaruru-Whakaturia No 46 Taitokerau MB 2546 TTK 254Maori Affairs Act 1953 section 2(2)(f)Status of land, reserves
03.06.10Deputy Registrar – Takou Island6 Taitokerau MB 356 TTK 35Maori Affairs Act 1953 section 2(2)(f) Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 131Determine Status of land
14.05.10Manning – Kirikiri Pawhaoa B2A15 Taitokerau MB 2345 TTK 234Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 131,151,158,338Testamentary Trustees
14.05.10Deputy Registrar – Waima North B1 and Waima North B25 Taitokerau MB 2115 TTK 211Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 332Survey
13.05.10Reihana–Ruka – Taheke 23A and Taheke 23B5 Taitokerau MB 1865 TTK 186Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 332Survey
13.05.10Hawe – Waiaua B5 Taitokerau MB 1915 TTK 191Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 328Occupation
30.04.10Hokio A Trust - Hokio A and Part Hokio A249 Aotea MB 261249 AOT 261Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 18(1)(h), 131Determine status of land
19.04.10Tamati v Wainohu – Tamati Whanau Trust5 Tairawhiti MB 875 TRW 87Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 238, 240Whanau Trust - Removal of Trustee - Trustee Duties
09.04.10Short - Pukeroa Oruawhata Ahu Whenua Trust5 Waiariki MB 2975 WAR 297Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 244Payment of Trustee Fees
30.03.10Ross v Ellis - Otumoko B42 Waikato Maniapoto MB 2432 WMN 243Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 20(d)Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 sectionAction for recovery of land
18.03.10Nicholls v Nicholls – Part Papaaroha 6B2 Waikato Maniapoto MB 1402 WMN 140Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 70Costs
24.02.10Mikus – Hoera Te Kooti Whanau Trust246 Aotea MB 242246 AOT 242Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 43Rehearing of whanau trust application
19.02.10Ellis – Matapihi No 1B No 2C No 2D2010 Chief Judges MB 252010 CJ 25Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 45Powers of CJ
03.02.10Holden – Nga Taonga Tuturu245 Aotea MB 230245 AOT 230Protected Objects Act 1975 section 11, 12 Maori Land Court Rules, 46 and 163Determination of ownership of taonga
26.01.10Livingstone v Animal Health Board – Lake Rotoaira Forest Lands245 Aotea MB 124245 AOT 124Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19Injunction
19.01.10Taipari v Hauraki Maori Trust Board1 Waikato Maniapoto MB 591 WMN 59Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 79Costs
18.01.10Peni v Pahi – Tiroa E and Te Hape B1 Waikato Maniapoto MB 251 WMN 25Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 231, 238Review of Trust, Enforcement of obligation of trust
15.01.10Matuku - Ngati Maru Wharanui Pukehou Trust245 Aotea MB 15245 AOT 15Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 216Whenua Topu Trust
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