March 2015 Poutū-te-rangi – Contents

Court of Appeal - Te Kōti Pīra

Arbitration - special leave to appeal Whakarewarewa dispute - Ngāti Hurungaterangi v Ngāti Wāhiao [2014] NZCA 592

High Court - Te Kōti Matua

Strike-out application – Mixed Ownership Model companies – sale of private land - Chetham v Mighty River Power Ltd [2014] NZHC 3202

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Ownership - boundary dispute over Māori freehold land - Paniora v Kereopa – Waipoua 2B3D2A2A and Waipoua 2B3D2A2B2C (2015) 99 Taitokerau MB 227 (99 TTK 227)

Injunctions - interim injunction granted - Hill v Smith - Motatau 2 Section 21B1B1 and Motatau 2 Section 21B1B2 (2015) 99 Taitokerau MB 98

Chief Judge's powers - application to amend Taukihepa order refused - Wright v Ngamoki-Cameron - Aperahama Hutoitoi (2015) Chief Judge's MB 108

Determination as to whether land is held in a fiduciary capacity declinedReweti v Tautari - Lot 1 Depositied Plan 150873 and lot 2 Deposited Plan 150873 being part Waikoukou No 406 (2015) 96 Taitokerau MB 231

Status of land - change from Māori freehold land to general land - Swanson - Waotu South C No 6B (2014) 110 Waiariki MB 187

Trusts – removal – trustee removed after failing to attend meetings without reasonable excuse - Hape v Smith - Part Te Pupuke K No 2 (Māori Reservation) (2015) 99 Taitokerau MB 174 (99 TTK 174)

Trusts - appointment of advisory trustees declined for Māori reservation land - Todd - Mahinepua B1 (2015) 98 Taitokerau MB 257

Trusts - court appointment of trustee and ownership of a building on trust land - Gray - Mohaka A4 Trust Māori Land Court (2014) 36 Takitimu MB 254

Trusts - establishment of an ahu whenua trust over 10 Okahu land blocks - Far North District Council - Okahu 2B2B2 (2015) 97 Taitokerau MB 234

Trusts - ahu whenua trust approved - Napia - Waihou A No 2A No1 (2015) 97 Taitokerau MB 212

Trusts - termination of whānau trust - Millanta v Millanta-Lowrey - Ngaki Tukaki Millanta Whānau Trust (2015) 333 Aotea MB 38

Succession - amendment to order declined - Smallman - Te Rangi Kaiamokura (2015) 2015 Chief Judge's MB 188 (2015 CJ 188)

Procedure - without notice application to seal part of an order under appeal - Barnes v Adlam - Matata Parish 39A 2A Ahu Whenua Trust (2015) 112 Waiariki MB 296

Procedure - recusal of judge for bias – request for recusal declined - Maruera v Te Ohu Kaimoana Trustee Ltd - Ngāti Maru (Taranaki) Fisheries Trust (2015) 335 Aotea MB 47 (335 AOT 47)

Procedure - joinder – likely future owner of property joined to access proceedings – Stevenson Group Ltd - Wharetoto 2C and Wharetoto 2D (2015) 334 Aotea MB 19 (334 AOT 19)

Resource Management - Ngā Whakahaere Rauemi

Māori interests in natural resource management - 2014 in review by Thaddeus Ryan and Annie O'Conner

Legislation - Ngā Whakaturetanga

Review of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 – advisory group appointed

Print version

Download the Māori Law Review March 2015 (638 KB PDF).

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