November 2011 Contents

Court of Appeal

Customary law as part of the common law – burial; executor’s duties - Takamore v Clarke and Anor [2011] NZCA 587

High Court

Road at Papaaroha – possession orders to remove occupiers - Henare and others v Thames Coromandel District Council High Court, Hamilton (CIV-2010-419-1487)

Māori Appellate Court

Representatives for Ngā Ruahine - Pue and Manuiririrangi v Ngā Hapū o Ngā Ruahine Iwi Inc (2011 Appeal MB 577)

Māori Land Court

Injunction – order sought was a  blunt instrument and not appropriate – Trustees of Horina Nepia and Te Hiwi Piahana Whānau Trust v Tahamata Incorporation - Tahamata Incorporation (2011) 274 Aotea MB 203

Status of landSavage-Pickett - Section 15B3 Block VIII Tairua Survey District (2011) 30 Waikato-Maniapoto MB 201

Trusts - trustee appointment - no evidence to raise doubt about those elected - Deputy Registrar - Pohokura 3B - Ahu Whenua Trust (2011) 44 Waiariki MB 10

Trusts - review of trust and appointment of replacement trustees – appointment of professional trustee necessary due to extreme dysfunction – Tawhai - Whakatere Ki Koranui Trust and Waima North A22 (2011) 29 Taitokerau MB 212


New rules for the Māori Land Court - Māori Land Court Rules 2011/Ngā Ture O Te Kooti Whenua Māori 2011 (2011/374)

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