August 2012 Contents


Tom Bennion on the Māori Law Review - re-launching the waka

Court of Appeal

Transferring Māori freehold land by will to persons “related by blood” - Kameta v Nicholas [2012] NZCA 350

Māori Land Court

Partition - insufficient evidence to assess whether requirements met - Wilson - Waiwakaiho H2B (2012) 288 Aotea MB 63

Resignation of trustees and appointment of independent trustee - Rātima v Sullivan - Tataraakina C Trust  (2012) 18 Takitimu MB 75

Waitangi Tribunal

Māori claims to rights over water – Waitangi Tribunal recommends halt to partial privatisation of State-owned power companies (Wai 2358, 24 August 2012)

Settlement negotiations measured against the Treaty of Waitangi - The Port Nicholson Block Urgency Report (Wai 2235, 2012)

Māori claims to rights over water - Tribunal will endeavour to produce an interim report on water and geothermal issues by 24 August 2012 (Wai 2538, #2.7.3)


Immunity from Seizure for Cultural Objects on Loan - Discussion Paper

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