December 2013 Māori Law Review

2013 Māori Land Court judgments – index

This table lists the 2013 judgments of the Māori Land Court and contains links to reports about the decisions.

2013 Māori Land Court judgments

Judgment dateCitationMinute BookMLISLegislationSubject
2013
23.12.2013Brown v Brownlie - Pipituangi A Trust36 Tairawhiti MB 7836 TRW 78Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 239Appointment of trustees
20.12.2013Manunui v Church - Lot 37-49 DP 34051313 Aotea MB 260313 AOT 260Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 135Status of land
20.12.2013Te Ariki o Kahukura v Moore - Manukorihi Pa313 Aotea MB 254313 AOT 254Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 18(1)(a)Determine interests
20.12.2013Puriri - Okaihau No 3C No 228 Takitimu MB 12928 TKT 129Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 231Trusts
6.12.2013Coote - Estate of Shirley Dawn Quinn2013 Chief Judge's MB 10182013 CJ 1018Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 45Chief Judges application
29.11.2013Loach v Bidois - Matarikoriko No 7B2A312 Aotea MB 195312 AOT 195Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 151Confirmation
29.11.2013Deputy Registrar - Lot 2 DP SA 38101 312 Aotea MB 148312 AOT 148Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s133status of land
29.11.2013Deputy Registrar v Ruapehu District Council - Ohura South A3B1A312 Aotea MB 144312 AOT 144Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s133status of land
29.11.2013Deputy Registrar v Ruapehu District Council - Section 4 Blk 1V Town of Ongarue312 Aotea MB 137312 AOT 137Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s133status of land
29.11.2013Manuirirangi v Paraninihi ki Waitotara Inc - Waiokura Te Kauae blocks312 Aotea MB 104311 AOT 104Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 18,37,67,150,151Determine interests
28.11.2013Arama - Whatitiri 13B2B269 Taitokerau MB 15869 TTK 158Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 289Partition
28.11.2013Pure - Ahipara 1B2B69 Taitokerau MB 10969 TTK 109Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 289Partition
22.11.2013Heke v Heke - Estate of James Heke2013 Chief Judge's MB 9962013 CJ 996Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 45Chief Judges application
22.11.2013Deputy Registrar - Rakiura Maori Lands Trust21 Te Waipounamu MB 3521 TWP 35Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 237,238Trusts, election process, appointment of trustees
08.11.2013Turangawaewae Trust Board v Takarei - ss 166, 167,168 Suburb of Newcastle North67 Waikato Maniapoto MB 11367 WMN 113Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 239,338Maori Reservation - Appointment of trustees
6.11.2013Ruapuha Uekaha Hapu Trust and Tane - Hauturu East 867 Waikato Maniapoto MB 10067 WMN 100Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 59Leave to appeal preliminary decision
1.11.2013Bhana v Paniora - Wairau North 1B2C69 Taitokerau MB 13969 TTK 139Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 328Occupation order
30.10.2013Herewini - Maungaroa No 1 Section 23K85 Waiariki MB 14185 WAR 141Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 18(1)(a)Determine Ownership
25.10.2013Henare v Horowhenua District Council310 Aotea MB 292310 AOT 292Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 18, 37,98,131,132Accretion
23.10.2013Wikiriwhi v Houpapa - Hurakia Trust85 Waiariki MB 10785 WAR 107Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 240Removal of trustee
18.10.2013Moeahu v Winitana - Waiwhetu Pa No 4310 Aotea MB 172310 AOT 172Reg 21 Maori Reservation Regs 94Inquiry into Maori Reservation
17.10.2013Nga Hau E Wha National Marae Charitable Trust - Nga Hau E Wha Marae20 Te Waipounamu MB 15220 TWP 152Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 338(12)Maori Reservation
08.10.2013Anderson - Paul Anderson (deceased)2013 Chief Judge's MB 7832013 CJ 783Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 45Chief Judges application
03.10.2013Scott v Sullivan - Karamu AY Section 227 Takitimu MB 527 TKT 5Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 240Removal of Trustees
02.10.2013Edwards - Te Komiti Z2B67 Taitokerau MB 8567 Taitokerau MB 85Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 240Removal of Trustees
30.09.2013Tupe - Manunui No 1 Fourth Residue309 Aotea MB 25309 AOT 25Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 37,61,231,238Trusts
27.09.2013Foreman v Sanders - Estate of Rachel Ngeungeu Zister63 Waikato Maniapoto MB 28663 WMN 286Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 117Succession
26.09.2013Rautangata v Rautangata - Opuatia No 6D No 2D63 Waikato Maniapoto MB 13263 WMN 132Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 18(1)(a)Determine ownership of a dwelling
17.09.2013Pene-Stevens - Puhatikotiko 2C2B2 & 2D32 Tairawhiti MB 24932 TRW 249Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 231, 239, 338(5)(a)Review of Trust and Replacement of trustee
17.09.2013Davis - Torere Reserves Trust82 Waiariki MB 26782 WAR 267Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 239Removal of Trustees
10.09.2013Fenwick – Whakapoungakau 2482 Waiariki MB 20282 WAR 202Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 98Special aid fund
06.09.2013Savage - Goulton65 Taitokerau MB 165 TTK 1Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993113,117,118Succession
05.09.2013Stone - Pukepuke Tangiora Estate26 Takitimu MB 6426 TKT 64Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 67,237Trusts
02.09.2013Tukapua - Horowhenua 11B362L4A Block (Kawiu Marae)307 Aotea MB 117307 AOT 117Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 239, 338(7)Maori Reservation trustees
22.08.2013Maori Trustee v Forde – Section 186 Block V Longwood Survey District19 Te Waipounamu MB 24919 TWP 249Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 79Costs
19.08.2013Yates v Te Kohanga Lots 1 and 3-27 Trust63 Taitokerau MB 29963 TTK 299 - 333Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 19(1)(a), 20Recovery of land
12/08/2013Payne - Estate of Hami Te Maunu2015 Chief Judge's MB 5982013 CJ 598Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 45Failure to satisfy burden of proof that Court had made an error
09.08.2013Trustees of Tauwhao Te Ngare Trust v Shaw - Tauwhao Te Ngare Block2013 Chief Judge's MB 5672013 CJ 567Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 45Chief Judges application
09.08.2013Taueki v Trustees of Horowhenua (11) Lake306 Aotea MB 175306 AOT 175Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 239Removal of Trustees
07.08.2013Thomas Baker Whanau Trust v Baker - Tarawera 5A25 Takitimu MB 19725 TKT 197Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 79Costs
06.08.2013Nicholls v Nicholls – Part Papaaroha 6B60 Waikato Maniapoto MB 13460 WMN 134Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 79Costs
01.08.2013Skerrett-White – Allotments 302-315 Town of Richmond and Richmond Township Allotments 18-202013 Chief Judge’s MB 4732013 CJ 473Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 45Error in Māori Reservation recommendation
18.07.2013Livingstone v Trustees of Lake Taupo Forest Trust305 Aotea MB 188305 AOT 188Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 43Rehearing
17.07.2013Phillips v Trustees of Te Rina Whanau Trust - Wharekahika D1531 Tairawhiti MB 17531 TRW 175Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 330Occupation Order
17.07.2013Martin - Jackie Te Ratu Tio305 Aotea MB 1305 AOT 178A Maori Affairs Amendment Act 1967Succession
17.07.2013Walker v Sinclair - Estate of Joan Matilda Walker62 Taitokerau MB 20362 TTK 203Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 67, 18(1)(h)(i) 98Succession/status of land
16.07.2013Chambers v Tawhiti Block Trust - Mangahaunui No 1 Roadline31 Tairwahiti MB 16531 TRW 165Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 316,326,69(2)Roadway
12.07.2013Taueki v Horowhenua Sailing Club Ltd - Horowhenua (11) Lake304 Aotea MB 288304 AOT 288Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 19Injunction
12.07.2013Martin - Lot 2 DPSA 2613059 Waikato Maniapoto MB 15459 WMN 154Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993Status of land
12.07.2013Paul v Trustees of Ruawahia 2B79 Waiariki MB 10879 WAR 108Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993Costs
12.07.2013Te Toki - Hako Hauraki2013 Chief Judge's MB 4562013 CJ 456Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 30Representation
09.07.2013Bidois v Trustees of Te Rimu Trust - Te Rimu Trust31 Tairawhiti MB 9531 TRW 95Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 227,238Trusts
09.07.2013Paterson - Ahiateatua A8B31 Tairawhiti MB 10931 TRW 109Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 328,315Occupation Order
05.07.2013Te Tii Waitangi B3 Trust - Te Tii Waitangi B362 Taitokerau MB 11562 TTK 115Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 239Trusts
5.07.2013Mansfield v Pomana - Matahiwi 1A and 2 other blocks24 Takitimu MB 28724 TKT 287Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 238Trusts
05.07.2013D-R - Lot 1 DP 281118 Te Waipounamu MB 28718 TWP 287Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 131Status
2.07.2013Courtney - Horo Himi Te Waihika Pou or Jim Pou61 Taitokerau MB 24761 TTK 247Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 231Trusts
28.06.2013Prime - Tapui Lot 33 DP 11375561 Taitokerau MB 13361 TTK 133Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 164Vesting
25.06.2013D-R - Onewhero B (Burial Reserve)61 Taitokerau MB 11961 TTK 119Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 332Survey
14.06.2013Blayney v Taueki - Ihaia Taueki Trust303 Aotea MB81303 AOT 81Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 240Removal of trustee
12.06.2013Hemi - Te Pupuke E1G1A60 Taitokerau MB 15160 TTK 151Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 330Occupation Order
11.06.2013Henare v Trustees of Horowhenua 11 (Lake) Trust303 Aotea MB 66303 AOT 66Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19Injunction
06.06.2013Maori Trustee v Greening - Pirikotahi 9A260 Taitokerau MB 7860 TTK 78Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 18(1)(d), 20Recovery of land
05.06.2013Tahuparae - Marino Henare Pumipi Rangitihi Tahuparae60 Taitokerau MB 4660 TTK 46Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 113,118Succession
31.05.2013Wano v Ngati Hineuru Iwi Inc24 Takitimu MB 5624 TKT 56Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 30, 70, 98Special aid fund
31.05.2013Fapiano v Tarau24 Takitimu MB 4624 TKT 46Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 113,118Determine Succession
28.05.2013Paraone-Kawiti v Maori Trustee - Pukahakaha East 5B2013 Chief Judge's MB 3542013 CJ 354Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 s 45Chief Judges application
24.05.2013Waimana Trust v Wharenui Tuna - Waimana76 Waiariki MB 1976 WAR 19Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 sectionTrusts
22.05.2013Fisher v Fisher - Mura Rattenbury2013 Chief Judge's MB 2722013 CJ 272Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 45Chief Judges application
15.05.2013Smith - The Nikora Whanau Trust2013 Chief Judge's MB 3022013 CJ 302Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 45Chief Judges application
07.05.2013Albert - Lake Waikaremoana74 Waiariki MB 27674 WAR 276Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19Injunction
03.05.2013Tuiono - Joanna Davis58 Taitokerau MB 26958 TTK 269Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 18(1)(a)Determine Life Interest
30.04.2013Te Ruatahi 2B Trust - Te Ruatahi 2C158 Taitokerau MB 23958 TTK 239Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 418Roadway
30/04/2013Nicholls v Nicholls – W T Nicholls Trust55 Waikato Maniapoto MB 28855 WMN 288Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 17,18,19,20Costs
22.04.2013Clarke v Gray - Poukawa 9G23 Takitimu MB 9223 TKT 92 - 101Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 231,238,237Trusts
16.04.2013Morehu - COM Opawa Rangitoto Inc74 Waiariki MB 9774 WAR 97Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 269(4)Maori Incorporation
12.04.2013Wano v Ngati Hineuru Iwi Inc22 Takitimu MB 27622 TKT 276Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 30,70,98Costs
12.04.02013Lomax v Apatu - Awarua o Hinemanu Trust22 Takitimu MB 28222 TKT 282Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19(1)(a), 238Enforcement of obligations
10.04.2013Renner v Brownlie – Pipituangi A29 Tairawhiti MB 5729 TRW 57Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 67,238,244Enforcement of obligations
05.04.2013Dovey Property Holdings LTd - Orokawa 3B Pt Lot 8 DP 4189257 Taitokerau MB 7557 TTK 75 - 82Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 151Confirmation
5.04.2013Shepherd v Popata - Konoti A No 5 South 2B257 Taitokerau MB 4757 TTK 47Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 25Restore effect of lost instrument
28.03.2013Mansfield v Pomana - Matahiwi 1A and 2 other blocks22 Takitimu MB 12322 TKT 123Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 238,239,240Enforce obligations of the trust
27.03.2013Maori Trustee v Forde – Section 186 Block V Longwood Survey District17 Te Waipounamu MB 15217 TWP 152Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 326BLandlocked Land
22.03.2013Kahukura v Moore – Manukorihi 1B Section 2299 Aotea MB 153299 AOT 153Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 18(1)(a)Interim Decision – Ownership of dwelling – Administration of land
21.03.2013Tohiariki – Section 1F No 2 Parish of Katikati54 Waikato Maniapoto MB 3154 WMN 31Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 296Partition – Sufficiency of support
12.03.2013Severne - Lake Rotoaira Trust298 Aotea MB 267298 AoT 267Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 237,239Trusts
4.03.2013Nukutere Lands Trust v Trustees of Whitikau A1 - Opape 28 (Whitikau A1)70 Waiariki MB27270 WAR 272Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 9, 326BLandlocked Land
1.03.2013Taukiri - Parish of Karamu Lot 197A52 Waikato Maniapoto MB 29452 WMN 294Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 131Determination of status of land
28.02.2013Taueki v Horowhenua District Council - Horowhenua (11) Lake298 Aotea MB 263298 AOT 263Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19Injunction
28/02/2013Fenwick - Whakapoungakau 24 Block82 Waiariki MB 20282 WAR 202Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 98,237Special aid fund
21.02.2013Thornton - Opanake 2K2K and Opanake 2K2L255 Taitokerau MB 2855 TTK 28Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 135,136Status of land - Maori Freehold land to General land
14.02.2013Mangatawa Papamoa Incorporation – Lot 1 Deposited Plan South Auckland 65413 and Part Mangatawa Block52 Waikato Maniapoto MB 8252 WMN 82Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 183Incorporation - Appointment of agent - Alienation
14.02.2013Horton v Maori Trustee297 Aotea MB 178297 AOT 178Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 19(1)(b),2Interim Injunction
08.02.2013Horan - Hiwarau C70 Waiariki MB 6170 WAR 61Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 289Partition - Sufficiency of support
31.01.2013Gisborne District Council v Hautapu - Tatarahake No 127 Tairawhiti MB 29527 TRW 295Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 315,338Easement - Right of Way - Public Access - Wahi Tapu - Sufficiency of support
30/01/2013Proprietors of Potikirua Block Incorporated v Te Kani – Lot 1 Deposited Plan 82122013 Chief Judge’s MB 822013 CJ 82Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 45Memo of Transfer
30.01.2013Koopu v Trustees of Maraenui A269 Waiariki MB 11569 WAR 115Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 79Costs
25/01/2013Taueki v Procter - Horowhenua (11) Lake296 Aotea MB 91296 AOT 91Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 18(1)(a), 37, 237, 238Stay of proceedings
25.01.2013Gillies v Chappell - Section 4B2 Rapaki Maori Reserve 87516 Te Waipounamu MB 20516 TWP 205Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 79Costs
18.01.2013Far North District Council v Maihi - Maungakawakawa 5G52 Taitokerau MB 13852 TTK 138Local Government Rating Act 2000 section 99Rates
17.01.2013Busby - Okokori B52 Taitokerau MB 13352 TTK 133Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 section 338Maori Reservation
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