April 2013 – Contents

High Court

The consequences of not responding to consultative efforts - Greenpeace of New Zealand Inc v The Minister of Energy and Resources [2012] NZHC 1422

Failure to establish trust obligations at Wakatū - Proprietors of Wakatū Inc v Attorney General [2012] NZHC 1461

Māori Appellate Court

Trusts – partial termination - lower Court did not have regard to relevant considerations - Larkins v Kaitaia – Waihou Hutoia D2A Block [2013] 2013 Maori Appellate Court MB 159

Māori Land Court

Trusts - standing - applications framed against responsible trustee not former trustees - Clarke v Gray – Poukawa 9G and others (2013) 23 Takitimu MB 92

Withdrawal of an application to the Court - Dovey Property Holdings Limited – Orokawa 3B Part Lot 8 DP41892 (2013) 57 Taitokerau MB 75

Waitangi Tribunal

Tribunal declines binding recommendations for Ngāti Kahu - The Ngāti Kahu Remedies Report (Wai 45, 2013)

Tribunal to inquire urgently into availability of legal aid for Waitangi Tribunal claims - The Latimer and Piripi Claim (Wai 2374, #2.5.18)

Disposal of Waitangi Tribunal records - proposal for consultation

Law reform

Review of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 – discussion document March 2013

Print Version

Download the Māori Law Review April 2013 (493 KB PDF).