October 2012 Contents

Editorial

Deputy Chief Judge Caren Fox - Re-launching the waka (3)

Court of Appeal

Validity of trustee appointments - Tito v Tito [2012] NZCA 493

High Court

Control over whānau taonga - Jones v Wickliffe [2012] NZHC 1960

Māori Appellate Court

Security for costs – appeal dismissed for failure to comply with Court directions - Whaanga v Ihaka Whaanga Whanau Trust - Town Section 90 Mahia & Town Section 91 Mahia [2012] 2012 Maori Appellate Court MB 538

Costs - costs reasonably incurred as starting point - Henare v Māori Trustee – Parengarenga 3G [2012] 2012 Māori Appellate Court MB 540

Māori Land Court

Rehearing - application submitted outside 28 day period - Te Purei - Rahui A12D (2012) 25 Tairawhiti MB 272

Status of land - status as Māori freehold land not a hindrance to securing finance - Johnson - Wairau North 8A (2012) 48 Taitokerau MB 217

Succession by whāngai - Edgecombe - Succession to Taiāwhio Waaka also known as Kelly Waaka (2012) 19 Takitimu MB 165 (19 TKT 165)

Interim injunction to prevent trespass on Māori freehold land - Te Rangi - Mahanga 1C1E (2012) 25 Tairawhiti MB 268 (25 TRW 268

Disposing of Māori freehold land by will to children adopted out of the whānau - Estate of Ross Glencairn Hovell (2012) 25 Tairawhiti MB 258 (25 TRW 258)

Māori reservation – whare wānanga for kaupapa waka – Busby - Okokori B (2012) 50 Taitokerau MB 9

Waitangi Tribunal

Te Taou application for an urgent inquiry into settlements declined

Settlements

New governance proposals for Te Urewera - Crown offer to settle the historical claims of Ngāi Tūhoe

Book Review

‘Always Speaking’: The Treaty of Waitangi and Public Policy reviewed by Dr Matthew S R Palmer

Print Version

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