June 2017 Pipiri – Contents

Māori Appellate Court – Te Kōti Pīra Māori

Injunction - appeal allowed - permanent injunction would be oppressive - Flight v Fletcher - Waipapa 1D 2B 3B [2017] Māori Appellate Court MB 96 (2016 APPEAL 96) - Toni Love

Māori Land Court – Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Appeals - leave to appeal preliminary decision refused - Butler v Matchitt- Matangareka 3B Ahu Whenua Trust (2017) 163 Waiāriki MB 10 (163 WAR 10) - Isabella Wilson

Māori reservations - burial ground - recommendation - appointment of trustees - Minister of Māori Development - Otaramuturangi (Burial Ground) (2017) 163 Waiariki MB 246 (163 WAR 246) - Isabella Wilson

Māori Incorporations - committee member expenses - award of expenses and interest - Lee v Mangapapa B2 Incorporation (2017) 140 Waikato Maniapoto MB 83 (140 APWM 83) - Isabella Wilson

Waitangi Tribunal - Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Tū Mai te Rangi! - the Crown and disproportionate Māori reoffending rates (Wai 2540, 2017)

Waitangi Tribunal procedure – urgent inquiries - Ngāti Mihiroa Taonga - Kahu Haimona

Waitangi Tribunal procedure – urgent inquiries - Omarukaikuru Shelly Bay - Martha Reilly

Waitangi Tribunal procedure – urgent inquiries - the Electoral (Disqualification of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Act claim - Nicholas Coyle

Waitangi Tribunal procedure – urgent inquiries - Turakina Māori Girls College - Kahu Haimona

Waitangi Tribunal procedure – urgent inquiries - the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act (Te Kapotai) claim - Martha Reilly

Waitangi Tribunal procedure – urgent inquiries - the Taurewa Forest Deed of Settlement Claim - Martha Reilly


Māori reservations – burial ground – recommendation – appointment of trustees – Minister of Māori Development

Minister of Māori Development - Otaramuturangi (Burial Ground) 

Māori Land Court (2017) 163 Waiariki MB 246 (163 WAR 246)

8 June 2017

Recommendation for Otaramuturangi Burial Ground to be set apart as a Māori reservation accepted. Nominated trustees appointed. 

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Māori Incorporations – committee member expenses – award of expenses and interest – Lee

Lee v Mangapapa B2 Incorporation

Māori Land Court (2017) 140 Waikato Maniapoto MB 83 (140 APWM 83)

5 May 2017

Application claiming historic Committee of Management meeting and travel fees and interest for the period 1983 to 1989 granted along with interest. Limitation issues did not arise.

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Appeals – leave to appeal preliminary decision refused – Butler

Butler v Matchitt- Matangareka 3B Ahu Whenua Trust 

Māori Land Court (2017) 163 Waiāriki MB 10 (163 WAR 10)

16 May 2017

Application declined for leave to appeal a preliminary decision

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Injunction – appeal allowed – permanent injunction would be oppressive – Flight

Flight v Fletcher - Waipapa 1D 2B 3B

[2017] Māori Appellate Court MB 96 (2016 APPEAL 96)

12 May 2017

An appeal against a permanent injunction was allowed. The injunction requiring removal of a permanent dwelling from trust property was oppressive.

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