August 2014 Here-turi-kōkā – Contents

Editorial

Strategic direction for a busy future by Judge Craig Coxhead

Supreme Court of Canada

Aboriginal TitleTsilhqot’in v. British Columbia [2014] SCC 44 by Professor John Borrows

High Court

Takutai moana – procedure - leave to participate given to interested party - Re Tipene [2014] NZHC 2046

Takutai moana – procedure - interested party status accepted - Tangiora v Attorney-General [2014] NZHC 2049

Māori Land Court

Rights in Māori freehold land – constructive trust to recognise equitable interest - Tipene v Tipene – Motatau 2 Section 49A4F (2014) 85 Taitokerau MB 2 (85 TTK 2)

Injunction – interim injunction granted to ensure access over roadway - Putataua Bay Holdings Ltd - Roadway Order Instrument 7895326.1 (2014) 84 Taitokerau MB 229 (84 TTK 229)

Costs – justice best served if costs lie where they fall - Trustees of Kapenga H v Lidgard - Kapenga H (2014) 101 Waiariki MB 267 (101 WAR 267)

Occupation orders - grant made on basis of discussion between majority owners - Smith - Taheke 2 Block (2014) 84 Taitokerau MB 166

Succession – whāngai not entitled to an absolute interest – Bennett - Estate of Ronald Clifford Bennett (2014) 101 Waiariki MB 290 (101 WAR 290)

Succession – whāngai not entitled to succeed - Taylor v Taylor - Estate of Waerena Taylor (2014) 102 Waiariki MB 258 (102 WAR 258)

Incorporations – Muriwhenua Incorporation ordered to hold new elections – Neho - Muriwhenua Incorporation (2014) 84 Taitokerau MB 189 (84 TTK 189)

Procedure – decision confirmed as final determination - Matthews v Matthews - Graham Ngahina Matthews (2014) 323 Aotea MB 191 (323 AOT 191)

Waitangi Tribunal

Active protection - The Interim Report on the MV Rena and Motiti Island Claims (Pre-publication) (Wai 2391, 2393, 2014) by Dr Carwyn Jones

Indigenous Law Speaker Series 2014

Lex Aotearoa - Hon Justice Joseph Williams delivered the most recent of our 2014 lunchtime seminars on 21 August 2014 at the Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington.

Māori Law Review news

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2014 - this competition is now open. Entries close on 1 October 2014.

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