October 2013 – Contents

Court of Appeal

Trustees – unsatisfactory conduct; removal upheldRameka v Hall [2013] NZCA 203

High Court

Judicial Review – Registration of wāhi tapu – extension of boundary - Waikanae Christian Holiday Park Inc v New Zealand Historic Places Trust Maori Heritage Council [2013] NZHC 2319

Māori Appellate Court

Stay against injunction pending appeal – refusal upheld - Nicholls v Trustees of the W T Nicholls Trust – W T Nicholls Trust [2013] Māori Appellate Court MB 515

Māori Land Court

Chief Judge’s powers – legal adoption does not sever blood connection to land – Anderson - Estate of Paul Anderson [2013] Chief Judge's MB 783

General land status determined – no role for Court in ordering succession - Walker v Sinclair – Lot 9 DP 44307 (2013) 62 Taitokerau MB 203 (62 TTK 203)

Trusts:

Review – interim judgment issued to deal with the future of the proceedingsTupe - Manunui No 1 Fourth Residue (2013) 309 Aotea MB 25 (309 AOT 25)

Removal of trustees – offer to resign accepted in light of evidenceMoeahu v Winitana - Waiwhetu Pa No 4 (2013) 310 Aotea MB 172 (310 AOT 172)

Removal of trustees due to conflicts of interest and inappropriate conduct – Scott v Sullivan - Karamu AY Section 2 (2013) 27 Tākitimu MB 5

Removal of trustee for non-attendance – Edwards - Te Komiti Z2B (2013) 67 Taitokerau MB 85

Removal of trustee refused on insufficient evidence – Wikiriwhi v Houpapa - Hurakia Trust (2013) 85 Waiariki MB 107

Waitangi Tribunal

Waitangi Tribunal declines urgent inquiry into radio spectrum auction - Wai 2224, 2.5.8 Decision of the Tribunal on the application for an urgent remedies hearing

Māori Law Review news

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2013 - Laura Hardcastle from Victoria University of Wellington is the competition winner.

Legal Research Foundation Conference on Maori Legal Issues - Friday 29 November 2013 Auckland

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