June 2015 Pipiri – Contents

Court of Appeal - Te Kōti Pīra

Judicial review - use of land in a Treaty settlement - Attorney-General v Ririnui [2015] NZCA 160 - Leo Watson

Māori Appellate Court - Te Kōti Pīra Māori

Occupation orders – lower Court exercised its discretion improperly - Howell v Jaram [2015] Māori Appellate Court MB 365 (2015 APPEAL 365)

Succession – nothing in Act to suggest succession must follow the male line – Keepa v Vercoe - Ruatoki B13A2A [2015] Māori Appellate Court MB 196 (2015 APPEAL 196)

Trusts – removal of trustee – order for removal set aside – Keepa v Vercoe - Ruatoki B92 [2015] Māori Appellate Court MB 189 (2015 APPEAL 189)

Costs – lower Court erred in awarding costs solely against one former trustee – Gemmell v Gemmell - Mohaka A4 Trust [2015] Māori Appellate Court MB 114 (2015 APPEAL 114)

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Māori fisheries - criteria for coastline entitlement - Te Ohu Kaimoana Trustee Limited v Te Runanga Nui o Te Aupōuri (2015) 102 Taitokerau MB 1 (102 TTK 1)

Māori fisheries - matter bound to be referred to the Court – Te Ohu Kaimoana Trustee Limited v Te Rūnanga Nui o Te Aupouri (2014) 78 Taitokerau MB 112 (78 TTK 112)

Injunction - interim injunction granted - Davies v The Trustees of the Te Tii Waitangi B3 Ahu Whenua Trust - Lot 16 DP 61631 and Lot 18 DP 61631 (2015) 104 Taitokerau MB 139 (104 TTK 139)

Injunction - declined - dwelling on roadway not a substantial interference - Putataua Bay Holdings Limited v Pere (2015) 105 Taitokerau MB 103 (105 TTK 103)

Jurisdiction – power of Court to make orders at a judicial conference - Taunoka Trust v Trustees of the Mangaporou Trust (2015) 337 Aotea MB 131 (337 AOT 131)

Costs – special aid not a shield against a costs award - Trustees of the Horina Nepia & Te Hiwi Piahana Whānau Trust v Ngati Tukorehe Tribal Committee & Tahamata Incorporation (2014) 319 Aotea MB 238 (319 AOT 238)

Costs - unreasonable claim - reduced amount awarded - Huata-Kupa v Tataraakina C Trust - Tataraakina C Trust (2015) 40 Tākitimu MB 207

Costs - reasonable amount awarded for costs incurred - Ngamoki-Cameron - The Proprietors of Mangaroa (2015) 119 Waiariki MB 225 (119 WAR 225)

Charging orders - granted against land for unpaid rates - Kaka v Ruapehu District Council - Ohura South N2E1B (2015) 337 Aotea MB 143

Status of land - insufficient evidence to grant application to change - Wallace - Section 8B No 1 Block IV Waitara Survey District (2015) 337 Aotea MB 61 (337 AOT 61)

Trusts – trustee to account for profits received in breach of duty – Savage v Adlam – Lot 39A Sec 2A Parish of Matatā (2014) 95 Waiariki MB 176 (95 WAR 176)

Trusts – no relief from trustees' liability to reimburse - Moeahu v Winitana - Waiwhetu Pa No 4 (2014) 319 Aotea MB 166 (319 AOT 166)

Trusts - relief from liability of trustees who acted reasonably and honestly - Deputy Registrar v Trustees of Okahukura 8M2C2C2B Trust (2015) 337 Aotea MB 101 (337 AOT 101)

Trusts - application to replace trustees declined - Milne - Te Kainga O Takenui Whānau Trust (2015) 104 Taitokerau MB 28 (104 TTK 28)

Easements and roadways - non-access easement granted - Top Energy Ltd - Whakataha Z1C (2015) 104 Taitokerau MB 108 (104 TTK 108)

Waitangi Tribunal - Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi

From District Inquiries to Kaupapa Inquiries: a new horizon for the Waitangi Tribunal - Andrew Row

Legislation - Ngā Whakaturetanga

Review of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 – exposure draft Bill and consultation - Haratua 2015

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