February 2015 Hui tanguru – Contents

Court of Appeal - Te Kōti Pīra

Equity and trusts - private law obligations not owed; standing to bring claims - Proprietors of Wakatū v Attorney-General [2014] NZCA 628

Judicial Review – Appeal – registration of wāhi tapu – extension of boundary - Waikanae Christian Holiday Park Incorporated v New Zealand Historic Places Trust Maori Heritage Council [2015] NZCA 23

Procedure - leave to appeal refused - Rangitukunoa v Koning [2015] NZCA 24

High Court - Te Kōti Matua

Takutai moana - procedure - amended application - further notification - Re Tipene [2015] NZHC 169

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Status of land - change from general land to Māori freehold land - Owhetu Block Charitable Trust - Lot 1 Deposited Plan 427145 (2015) 98 Taitokerau MB 242

Ownership determination - rightful owner of transferred shares - Trustees of the Horina Nepia & Te Hiwi Piahana Whānau Trust v Ngāti Tukorehe Tribal Committee & Tahamatā Incorporation (2014)314 Aotea MB 159

Injunction - interim injunction preventing a grant of a lease declined - Paerau - Te Komiti 1B2B2 Ahu Whenua Trust (2015) 95 Taitokerau MB 280

Injunction – no equitable relief where applicant arbitrarily refused to engage in processes – Trustees of Maungatautari 4G Section IV Block v Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust - Maungatautari 4G Section IV Block (2014) 90 Waikato Maniapoto MB 291

Injunction – no evidence of actual or potential breach of trustee duties – Smith v The Māori Trustee - Waipaoa 5A2 Block (2014) 44 Tairāwhiti MB 104

Costs - award made for a reasonable contribution to the costs actually and reasonably incurred - Smith v The Proprietors of Mangaroa and other blocks (2015) 113 Waiariki MB 1

Trusts - approval of a majority of trustees granting a lease and a mortgage - Tane – Te Tii (Waitangi) B3 (2015) 95 Taitokerau MB 261

He poroporoaki - farewell

Professor Alan Dudley Ward - by Dr D M Loveridge

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2014

Not giving ground: Patricia Grace’s successful opposition to compulsory acquisition of her ancestral land - Anna Brenstrum

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