February 2013 – Contents

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2012

Takamore v Clarke [2011] NZCA 587: The Most Significant Legal Development Affecting Māori – Laura Lincoln

Supreme Court

What does Takamore mean for tikanga?Takamore v Clarke [2012] NZSC 116

Court of Appeal

Boundaries to landChief Executive Land Information New Zealand v Te Whanau o Rangiwhakaahu Hapu Charitable Trust [2013] NZCA 33

High Court

More on Mason: Cultural factors in sentencingR v Mason [2012] NZHC 1849

Māori Appellate Court

Partition of land refusedWhaanga v Trustees of the Anewa Trust – Anewa Block (2013) 2013 Māori Appellate Court MB 45

Māori Incorporations – determining that land is investment landMarumaru v Waipakuranui Incorporation (2012) Māori Appellate Court MB 572

CostsNikau v Rongomau – Whangape Parish Lot 23B (Horahora Marae) (2013) 2013 Māori Appellate Court MB 60

Māori Land Court

Chief Judge’s power to correct errors – application dismissed that whenua tōpū trust wrongly constituted – Tane v Tanetinorau Opataia Whānau Trust – Hauturu East 7, 12, 13, 14 and Section 44 Block X Orahiri Survey District (2013) 2013 Chief Judge’s MB 112

Application by Incorporation for Māori Trustee to represent disengaged ownersMangatawa Papamoa Incorporation – Lot 1 Deposited Plan South Auckland 65413 and Part Mangatawa Block (2013) 52 Waikato Maniapoto MB 82

Waitangi Tribunal

Tribunal declines to use binding powers in recommending remedies for Ngāti KahuThe Ngāti Kahu Remedies Report (pre-publication edition) (Wai 45, 2013)

Book Review

Treaty of Waitangi Settlements – reviewed by Tom Bennion

Print Version

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