February 2014 Hui tanguru – Contents

High Court of Australia

Criminal law, sentencing and ethnicity - Bugmy v The Queen [2013] HCA 37

Court of Appeal

Criminal law, sentencing and ethnicity - Mika v R [2013] NZCA 648

Criminal law, application of tikanga Māori - Mason v R [2013] NZCA 310

Māori Appellate Court

Costs - award made akin to civil litigation - Nicholls v Trustees of WT Nicholls Trust (2014) Māori Appellate Court MB 2

Māori Land Court

Status of land - status will not be changed on the basis of mere possibilities - Hohaia - Ahipara 73B2A (2014) 72 Taitokerau MB 50

Costs - award made akin to civil litigationNicholls v Trustees of WT Nicholls Trust (2014) Māori Appellate Court MB 2

Trusts – removal of trustees, redefinition of class of beneficiaries – Kapa - Te Whakahau Hare and Ruka Paati (2014) 72 Taitokerau MB 54

Trusts – constitution of whānau trust – Aupouri - Mabel Aupouri Whānau Trust (2014) 37 Tairāwhiti MB 93

Waitangi Tribunal

Urgent inquiry into reform of the Māori Community Development Act 1962

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2013

Turbulent times: speculations about how the Whanganui River's position as a legal entity will be implemented and how it may erode the New Zealand legal landscape - Laura Hardcastle

Indigenous Law Speaker Series 2014

The political ecology and political economy of the Indigenous land titling ‘revolution’ in Australia - Professor Jon Altman from the Australian National University delivered the first of our 2014 lunchtime seminars on 13 February 2014 at the Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington.

Print version

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