February 2017 Hui tanguru – Contents

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

High Court – Te Kōti Matua

Crime - arrest order to enforce injunction - Horowhenua 11 (Lake) Part Reservation Trust v Taueki [2017] NZHC 4 - Toni Love

Māori Appellate Court – Te Kōti Pīra Māori

2016 Māori Appellate Court Judgments - index

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Injunction – dismissed – commercial user authorised by co-owner – Fredricsen v Hikuwai - Wainui D Block (2016) 143 Taitokerau MB 135 (143 TTK 135) - Toni Love

Injunction - application seeking interim injunction pending review into corporation's affairs dismissed - Ruwhiu v Commissioner of Inland Revenue - Maunga Hikurangi Kaporeihana (2016) 143 Taitokerau MB 159 (143 TTK 159) - Toni Love

Injunction - interim injunction ordered - preventing alteration of land - Rainey - Taemaro 2B (2016) 143 Taitokerau MB 171 (143 TTK 171)

Injunction - no possessory right - dismissed - Taueki - Horowhenua 11 (Lake) (2016) 363 Aotea MB 114 (363 AOT 114) - Toni Love

Injunction – interim injunction granted - order to prevent further alteration of land - Kool v Joyce - Tapui Residue (2016) 143 Taitokerau MB 145 (143 TTK 145) - Toni Love

Costs – awarded against respondent in receipt of special aid - Rolleston v Moore - Lot 1 Deposited Plan South Auckland 52401 and Ongaonga No 1C No 1 Block (2016) 133 Waikato Maniapoto MB 39 (133 WMN 39) - Toni Love

Status of land - no change from Māori freehold - access to finance issue not proved - Walker - Mangaroa 3A1 Lot 31 (2016) 55 Takitimu MB 131 (55 TKT 131) - Toni Love

Vesting orders – shares gifted between whānau - Clarkson - Mangaraire B No 2 (2016) 55 Takitimu MB 161 (55 TKT 161) - Toni Love

Vesting orders – trust disestablished, Māori land interests vested equally between two successors - insufficient evidence to prove legal incapacity of successor - Murphy-Peehi - Te Uta Murphy-Peehi Family Trust (2016) 362 Aotea MB 121 (362 AOT 121) - Toni Love

Alienation - confirmed - beneficiary support - Cooper - Te Pupuri Whenua Trust o Puke Te Ao Trust (2016) 363 Aotea MB 89 (363 AOT 89) - Toni Love

Trusts - estate administration - independent trustee appointed - valuation ordered - Smith v Smith - Waipaoa 5A2 and other lands - Estate of Francis Guthrie-Smith (2016) 64 Tairawhiti MB 15 (64 TRW 15) - Toni Love

Trusts - disclosure of proposed project - trustees to report - Naera v Fenwick - Whakapoungakau 24 Block (2016) 154 Waiariki MB 254 (154 WAR 254) - Toni Love

Trusts - seeking directions - mishandling of trust funds - adjourned - Kemp v Matenga - Ngatarawa and Ohiti Waitio Land Trust (2016) 55 Takitimu MB 142 (55 TKT 142) - Toni Love

Trusts - trustee appointment - granted despite minor opposition - Wipaki v Apatu - Awarua o Hinemanu Trust (2016) 56 Takitimu MB 54 (56 TKT 54) - Toni Love

Trusts – injunction application dismissed - new trustees appointed - Taurua - Te Tii Waitangi (2016) 143 Taitokerau MB 117 (143 TTK 117) - Martha Reilly

Succession – provisional judgment determining those entitled to succeed - Williams - Blewett Porou Williams (2016) 362 Aotea MB 112 (362 AOT 112) - Toni Love

Occupation orders – granted - support from trustees overrides respondent concerns - Baker - Waipuka 2S2 Block (2016) 56 Takitimu MB 49 (56 TKT 49) - Toni Love

Occupation orders - granted - sufficient degree of support from owners - Taka - Koparakore A32 A2 B3B (2016) 55 Takitimu 134 (55 TKT 134) - Toni Love

2017 Māori Land Court Judgments - index

2016 Māori Land Court Judgments - index

Legislation - Ngā Whakaturetanga

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

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