December 2016 Hakihea – Contents

Supreme Court – Te Kōti Mana Nui

Judicial review - refusal of Waitangi Tribunal to inquire urgently - Supreme Court refuses leave to appeal - Turāhūi v Waitangi Tribunal [2016] NZSC 157

Court of Appeal – Te Kōti Pīra

Judicial Review - Waitangi Tribunal must recommend return of land or clearance - Attorney-General v Haronga [2016] NZCA 626 -  Eru Kapa-Kingi

Judicial review - refusal of Waitangi Tribunal to inquire urgently upheld - Turāhūi v Waitangi Tribunal [2016] NZCA 387 - James Watson

Māori Appellate Court – Te Kōti Pīra Māori

2016 Māori Appellate Court Judgments - index

Injunction - removing beneficial owner from occupying land - adjournment of appeal declined - Taueki v Horowhenua 11 Part Reservation Trust - Horowhenua 11 Lake Block [2016] Māori Appellate Court 212 (2016 APPEAL 212) - Toni Love

Chief Judge's Powers - appeal dismissed - no right to appeal - Haimona v Taiatini - Te Karaka No 1A and Rotoiti 3G1 Blocks [2016] Māori Appellate Court MB 390-402 (2016 APPEAL 390-402) - Toni Love

Status of land - breach of natural justice - rehearing - White v Potroz - Mohakatino Parininihi No 1c West 3A2 [2016] Māori Appellate Court 143 (2016 APPEAL 143) - Toni Love

Costs - 60% of actual costs plus disbursements awarded against applicant - Muru v Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust – Wani Wani 1 Block (2016) 131 Waikato Maniapoto MB 77 (131 WMN 77) - Martha Reilly

Costs - costs should follow the event - Monschau v Bamber - Tahorakuri A No 1 Section 33A2 Ahu Whenua Trust [2016] Māori Appellate Court MB 383-387 (2016 APPEAL 383-387) - Toni Love

Costs - 50% of actual costs awarded - Bamber v Monschau - Tahorakuri A No 1 Section 33A2 [2016] Māori Appellate Court MB 363 (2016 APPEAL 363) - Toni Love

Costs - no award - insufficient evidence and claims not appropriate for costs - Davies v Trustees of Te Tii (Waitangi) B3 Ahu Whenua Trust - Te Tii (Waitangi) B3 Trust [2016] Māori Appellate Court 179 (2016 APPEAL 179) - Toni Love

Procedure - amendment of order to reflect what court decided - proper route - Tatere v Te Aute Trust Board - Mangatainoka No 1BC No 2C, Tamaki 2A2A (Balance) [2016] Māori Appellate Court MB 329 (2016 APPEAL 329) - Toni Love

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

2016 Māori Land Court Judgments - index

Costs – successful respondent should not be denied costs – Heard v Albert - Rotohokahoka F6 Trust (2016) 147 Waiariki MB 212 (147 WAR 212) - James Greenland

Status of land - change of status to General land allowed - no preferred class of alienees - Farquhar - Palmerston North Māori Reserve Trust (2016) 358 Aotea MB 19 (358 AOT 19) - James Greenland

Alienation - sole owner to joint tenants - confirmation adjourned - Henderson – Waiohiki 1D2B10D (2016) 55 Tākitimu MB 83 (55 TKT 83) - Martha Reilly

Trusts - review of trust dismissed - lack of evidence - Karena v Allen - Te Koau A (2016) 55 Takitimu MB 148 (55 TKT 148) - Martha Reilly

Trusts - review – interim injunction to freeze accounts - Matchitt v Butler - Matangareka 3B Ahu Whenua Trust (2016) 154 Waiāriki MB 261 (154 WAR 261) - Martha Reilly

Trusts - trustee removal - dismissed - threshold not met - Puketapu – Waiwhetu or Arohanui ki te Tangata Marae Māori Reservation (2016) 361 Aotea MB 188 (361 AOT 188) - Martha Reilly

Trusts - trustee removal – two Māori Reservation trustees removed - Jefferies v Winika – Whaiti Kuranui 2D4P (Ruapeka Marae) (2016) 150 Waiariki MB 295 (150 WAR 295) - Martha Reilly

Succession – General land dispute transferred to High Court - Burns - Maurice Hikana Nutira (2016) 41 Te Waipounamu MB 21 (41 TWP 21) - Martha Reilly

Succession - application to remove administrator - adjourned - Cowan - Hami Wharepouri Te Awa Waetford (2016) 360 Aotea MB 254 (360 AOT 254) - Martha Reilly

Māori reservations – confirmation of easement - alienation - Gudgeon - Lot 46 Deposited Plan 8163 Māori Reservation (Nga Pakiaka ki te Iwi Marae) (2016) 54 Takitimu MB 164 (54 TKT 164) - Martha Reilly

Legislation - Ngā Whakaturetanga

Treaty Settlement legislation before the House of Representatives in 2016 - Carwyn Jones with Eru Kapa-Kingi

Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill – Te Pire mō Te Ture Whenua Māori - Select Committee report on Bill - Craig Linkhorn

Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Bill - Select Committee report on Bill - Craig Linkhorn

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