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 - 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

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

Legislation - Ngā Whakaturetanga

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