April 2014 Paenga-whāwhā – Contents

Māori Land Court

Public works – offer back to successors of prior owners – The Property Group – Awapuni 1F3 (2014) 38 Tairawhiti MB 209 (38 TRW 209)

Jurisdiction – Court has jurisdiction to grant equitable remedies – Urwin v Te Kura – Te Reti B and Te Reti C Block (2014) 74 Waikato Maniapoto MB 277 (74 WMN 277)

Trusts - trustees replaced as they no longer command the support of the owners - Sullivan v Sullivan-Teepa – Te Haroto 2B2B Trust (2014) 31 Takitimu MB 138

Status of land and indefeasibility – Crown grant extinguished customary title - Moananui v Cape Kidnappers Station Limited - Rangaika Native Reserve, Cape Kidnappers (2014) 31 Tākitimu MB 179

Partition – declined - insufficient support and unnecessary - Patu – Tōrere Section 58 (2014) 95 Waiariki MB 230 (95 WAR 230)

Partition - declined - insufficient support and unnecessary - Melrose – Torere Section 64 Incorporation (2014) 94 Waiariki MB 28

Occupation orders - order granted in spite of objections - Hata - Opape 3C3B (2014) 95 Waiariki MB 60

Occupation orders - order not granted where there was limited support - Jahnke - Waipiro M T Sec.5 Blk X (2014) 38 Tairawhiti MB 274

Waitangi Tribunal

Remedies - the Mangatū Remedies Report (Wai 814, 2013) by Dr Carwyn Jones

Remedies - analysis of the Mangatū Remedies Report (Wai 814, 2013) by Baden Vertongen

Rights to water - the Tribunal's final report on Te Kāhui Maunga: The National Park District Inquiry Report (Wai 1130, 2013) by Dr Jacinta Ruru

Legislation

Review of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 – final report and recommendations from the independent review panel

Book review

Tikanga Māori - Te Mātāpunenga – A Compendium of References to the Concepts and Institutions of Māori Customary Law - reviewed by Matiu Dickson

Indigenous Law Speaker Series 2013

Indigenous on the Margins by Eileen Luna-Firebaugh

Print version

Download the Māori Law Review April 2014 (552 KB PDF).