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 land - Chief Executive Land Information New Zealand v Te Whanau o Rangiwhakaahu Hapu Charitable Trust [2013] NZCA 33

High Court

More on Mason: Cultural factors in sentencing - R v Mason [2012] NZHC 1849

Māori Appellate Court

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

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

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

Māori Land Court

Injunction – application adjourned to allow for more information to be provided – Taueki v Horowhenua District Council - Horowhenua (11) Lake (2013) 298 Aotea MB 263

Injunction – application dismissed by consent – Horton v Māori Trustee - Awarua 3D3 No 12B and Awarua 3D3 No 13 (2013) 297 Aotea MB 178

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 owners - Mangatawa 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 Kahu - The 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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