November 2016 Whiringa-ā-rangi – Contents

Māori Appellate Court - Te Kōti Pīra Māori

Trusts - rights to pursue remedies vested in trustees - Monschau v Bamber - Tahorakuri A No 1 Section 33A2 [2016] Māori Appellate Court MB 286 (2016 APPEAL 286) - Toni Love

Partition - appeal dismissed - insufficient support and lack of necessity - MacDonald v MacDonald - Wairau Block XII Section 6C2C [2016] Māori Appellate Court MB 259 (2016 APPEAL 259) - Toni Love

Settlement - agreement given effect by lower court generous - Ujdur - Te Kao 86,87,91, and 108 [2016] Māori Appellate Court MB 229 (2016 APPEAL 229) - Toni Love

Procedure - appeal withdrawn - no issue as to costs - Kingi v Te Ohu Kaimoana Trustee Limited - Ngāti Maru (Taranaki) Fisheries Trust [2016] Māori Appellate Court MB 388-389 (2016 APPEAL 388-389) - Toni Love

Costs - two thirds of High Court 2B scale - MacDonald v MacDonald - Wairau Block XII 6C2C [2016] Māori Appellate Court MB 370 (2016 APPEAL 370) - Toni Love

Costs - half of costs - deductions made before final award determined - Matthews v Matthews - Estate of Graham Ngahina Matthews [2016] Māori Appellate Court 212 (2016 APPEAL 212) - Toni Love

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Injunction - interim injunction granted - trustee expenditure - Sherard v Devereux and others - Otakanini Māori Reservation (Haranui Marae) (2016) 140 Taitokerau MB 60 (140 TTK 60) - Martha Reilly

Representation of Māori – order appropriate – Ngāti Pu – Shaw v Ngati Huarere Ki Whangapoua - Ngāti Pu representation (2016) 124 Waikato Maniapoto MB 3 (124 WMN 3) - Martha Reilly

Chief Judge's powers – whānau trust amended - excluding interests not connected with land - Hingston v Hiroti (2016) Chief Judge's MB 672 (2016 CJ 672) - Martha Reilly

Chief Judge's powers - succession order amended to include applicant - Sadaraka - Estate of Wiremu Te Hira Jack Kino (2016) Chief Judge's MB 880 (2016 Chief Judge's MB 880) - Martha Reilly

Chief Judge's powers – order amended - land vested back in deceased - Deputy Registrar - Estate of Hohepa Ripia (2016) 2016 Chief Judge's MB 869 (2016 CJ 869) - Martha Reilly

Ownership - no jurisdiction as dwellings are chattels - Connor - Pataua 4B (2016) 130 Taitokerau MB 17 (130 TTK 17) - Emerald UnRuh

Ownership – owner of house determined - Pomare v Pomare - Utakura No 8 (2016) 140 Taitokerau MB 39 (140 TTK 39) - Martha Reilly

Costs - 50% of costs actually and reasonably incurred - following event - Stockman v Lee (2016) 117 Waikato Maniapoto MB 298 (117 WMN 298) - Indiana Shewen

Costs - in advance of grant of special aid - declined - Te Wani v Peters - Te Puru No 5 (2016) 119 Waikato Maniapoto MB 275 (119 WMN 275) - Emerald UnRuh

Status of land - land remains Māori freehold land - Cross - Horowhenua 9A6B1 (2016) 349 Aotea MB 28 (349 AOT 28) - Indiana Shewen

Status of land - indefeasibility - Māori freehold status affirmed - Cross - Horowhenua 9A6B1 (2016) 355 Aotea MB 199 (355 AOT 199) - Martha Reilly

Status of land – change from Māori freehold land rejected - Paikea - Otara 5D1 (2016) 140 Taitokerau MB 78 (140 TTK 78) - Martha Reilly

Status of land - vest land in successors of original owners - conditional order - Chief Executive of Land Information New Zealand v Taare - Awapuni 1F3 (2016) 60 Tairawhiti MB 90 (60 TRW 90) - Martha Reilly

Partition - application adjourned - Seymour  Paenoa - Te Akau Trust - Paenoa Te Akau (Balance) Block (2016) 139 Waiariki MB 113 (139 WAR 113) - Martha Reilly

Trusts - vary whānau trust to faciliate sale of Māori land - dismissed - Kingi - Tangonui Falkland Kingi Whanau Trust (2016) 358 Aotea MB 87 (358 AOT 87) - Martha Reilly

Trusts - vary whānau trust order to facilitate sale – rehearing granted - Kingi - Tangonui Falkland Kingi Whanau Trust (2016) 358 Aotea MB 126 (358 AOT 126) - Martha Reilly

Trusts - lease set aside - trustee removal dismissed - The Māori Trustee v Smith - Waipaoa 5A2 (2016) 62 Tairawhiti MB 122 (62 TRW 122) - Martha Reilly

Succession - dismissed - evidence of identity - Burgess - Estate of Tangahoe Rawahirua (2016) 350 Aotea MB 181 (350 AOT 181) - Indiana Shewen

Succession – interim decision - DNA testing - Kepa v Kautai - Estate of James Keepa (2016) 52 Takitimu MB 256 (52 TKT 256) - Martha Reilly

Succession – Māori land interests vested in natural issue - whāngai life interest - Nolan - Estate of Wiremu Eruera Pohe (2016) 139 Taitokerau MB 170 (139 TTK 170) - Martha Reilly

Māori reservation - recommendation an urupā set aside - Graham - Parish of Komakorau Lot 240B 2 (2016) 124 Waikato Maniapoto MB 188 (124 WMN 188) - Indiana Shewen

Māori reservation - application to designate land as Māori reservation dismissed - Thomson - Omahu 4C4 Ahu Whenua Trust (2016) 48 Takitimu MB 249 (48 TKT 249) - Martha Reilly

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