January 2015 Kohi-tātea – Contents

Māori Appellate Court - Te Kōti Pīra Māori

Chief Judge’s powers – no error of law or jurisdiction in order creating roadway over Māori reservation – The Trustees of the Tauwhao Te Ngare Trust v Shaw [2014] Māori Appellate Court MB 394

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Injunctions

Injunction – granted in part - respondents allowed to occupy land until substantive hearing - Joe Atama Adams Pomare Whānau Trust v Adams - Waiaua A1C (2014) 93 Taitokerau MB 253 (93 TTK 253)

Trusts: 

Partial termination of whānau trust refusedLarkins v Hurae and Ngawaiata Whānau Trust - Waihou Hutoia D2A (2015) 94 Taitokerau MB 120

Appointment of trustees - following 14 years of interim trusteeship – Paora - Te Tii Waitangi A (Waitangi Marae) (2015) 94 Taitokerau MB 134

Appointment of trustees – appointment delayed in light of allegations of impropriety – Kīngi v Eru - Whakapoungakau 24 (2014)

Appointment of trustees  – election in accordance with marae charter – Bigham v Budd - Waiokura Marae and Reserves Trust (2014) 331 Aotea MB 151

Australia - Federal Circuit Court

Family law - parenting orders - relocation - connection to indigenous community - Chesterfield & Brent [2014] FCCA 787