August 2015 Here-turi-kōkā – Contents

High Court - Te Kōti Matua

Judicial review - refusal of Waitangi Tribunal to inquire urgently upheld - Tūrāhui v Waitangi Tribunal [2015] NZHC 1624 - Stevie-Rae Hart

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Protected objects - ownership and custody – Ngāti Rehia granted custody of taonga tūturu found in Kerikeri – Acting Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage - Taonga Tūturu found at Kerikeri (2015) 106 Taitokerau MB 210 (106 TTK 210)

Injunctions - occupants removed from land - Te Tumu Paeroa v Wharerau - Lot 9 DP 37339 (CFRNA971/29) (2015) 107 Taitokerau MB 262 (107 TKT 262)

Costs - District Court scale used - Kotahitanga Log Haulage Ltd v Forest Distribution Ltd - Mangaroa and other blocks Incorporated (2015) 126 Waiāriki MB 14 (126 WAR 14)

Ownership of land - whether land is General land owned by Māori - Baker v Thomas Baker Whānau Trust (2015) 41 Takitimu MB 281 (41 TKT 281)

Succession - directions sought on succession to General land owned by Māori - Jones - Pukawa D3 Trust (2015) 124 Waiariki MB 217 (124 WAR 217)

Status of land - roadway determined as Māori freehold land - Whakatāne District Council - Part Allotment Matatā Parish 6 (2015) 124 Waiariki MB 282 (124 WAR 282)

Alienation - respondent within preferred class of alienees - Foster v Wood - Taupo No. 23 B Section 1 (2015) 108 Taitokerau MB 43 (108 TTK 43)

Trusts - enforcing trustee obligations - no grounds made out - Ngatai - Tokata B8 Trustees (2015) 50 Tairawhiti MB 175 (50 TRW 175)

Trusts - application for directions and to enforce trustee obligations - Gibbs-Smith – Te Tii (Waitangi) A Maori Reservation (2015) 104 Taitokerau MB 193 (102 TTK 193)

Trusts - review and variation of trust order - Horne v Anaru - Pukehina M Sec. 2A, No Section 2B No.2 and M2D Aggregated (2015) 123 Waiariki MB 40 (123 WAR 40)

Trusts - removal of trustees - Porou – Whareongaonga 5 Trust (2015) 49 Tairawhiti MB 46 (49 TRW 46)

Trusts - removal of trustees and award of equitable compensation - Waaka v Harrison - Poike 14 (Waimapu Marae) (2015) 101 Waikato Maniapoto MB 216 (101 WMN 216)

Occupation orders - granted in the face of majority opposition - Peita –Panguru C27A2 Block (2015) 104 Taitokerau MB 5 (104 TTK 5)

Māori Incorporations - removal of members of committee of management denied - Tahata v Tahata - Proprietors of Ngāwhakatutu A1A (2015) 49 Tairawhiti MB 251 (49 TRW 251)

Title reconstruction - partition refused - insufficient support - Ogle - Mangamuka East No. 1B No. 1B (2015) 103 Taitokerau 284 (103 TTK 284)

Easements - application for right of way dismissed - Gisborne District Council v Hautapu - Tatarahake No. 1 Block (2015) 50 Tairawhiti MB 199 (50 TRW 199)

Seafood sector

Māori in the seafood sector (fisheries and aquaculture) - the year in review - Justine Inns

Legislation - Ngā Whakaturetanga

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

Print version

Download the Māori Law Review August 2015 (673 KB PDF).

Indigenous Law Speaker Series 2015

Our 2015 seminars continue in Auckland during August where Tracey Whare, Bernadette Arapere and Paul Beverley will give seminars

Recent developments in co-governance and co-management - Paul Beverley talked about co-governance and co-management issues on 28 August 2015 at Buddle Findlay, Auckland

From historian to lawyer – differing perspectives - Bernadette Arapere delivered the fifth of our 2015 seminars on 20 August 2015 at the University of Auckland Faculty of Law

Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – recent developments in international law - Tracey Whare delivered this seminar on 13 August 2015 at the University of Auckland Faculty of Law

Online resources - Ngā rauemi ipurangi

Legal Māori Resource Hub - explore how Māori language has been used in legal contexts over nearly two centuries

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2015

Entries are welcomed for the 2015 Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition sponsored by the Māori Law Review. The competition is open until 5 p.m. Wednesday 30 September 2015. For details on the competition and how to enter go here.

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