February 2018 Hui tanguru – Contents

Court of Appeal – Te Kōti Pīra

Judicial review - appeal dismissed - use of conservation land - decision gave effect to Treaty principles - Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Tribal Trust v Minister of Conservation [2017] NZCA 613 - James Watson

High Court – Te Kōti Matua

Trespass - appeal - defence of honest belief unavailable - Crockenberg v New Zealand Police [2017] NZHC 2704 - Toni Love

Māori Appellate Court – Te Kōti Pīra Māori

2017 Māori Appellate Court Judgments - index

Māori Land Court - Te Kōti Whenua Māori

Trusts - recovery of rental income - Nicholls v Nicholls - Koromatua 3A (2017) 154 Waikato-Maniapoto MB 128 (154 WMN 128) - Toni Love

Trusts - trustee removal - enforcement of obligations of trust - Tamaki - Paremata Mokau A7A1 (Mokau Marae) (2017) 163 Taitokerau MB 256 (163 TTK 256) - Toni Love

Costs - no award - no successful party - Dennett v Te Tumu Paeroa - Rotohokahoka D North 2A (2017) 178 Waiariki MB 24 (178 WAR 24) - Toni Love

2018 Māori Land Court judgments - index

2017 Māori Land Court Judgments - index

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2017

Durability of the Treaty settlement process: Ngāti Whātua, tikanga, and overlapping claims - Cate Barnett


Costs – no award – no successful party – Dennett

Dennett v Te Tumu Paeroa - Rotohokahoka D North 2A

Māori Land Court (2017) 178 Waiariki MB 24 (178 WAR 24)

21 December 2017

Application for for an award of costs dismissed.

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Trusts – recovery of rental income – Nicholls

Nicholls v Nicholls - Koromatua 3A

Māori Land Court (2017) 154 Waikato-Maniapoto MB 128 (154 WMN 128)

21 December 2017

Application for recovery of rental income granted.

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2018 Māori Land Court judgments – index

This table lists the 2018 judgments of the Māori Land Court and contains links to reports about the decisions. read more

Trusts – trustee removal – enforcement of obligations of trust – Tamaki

Tamaki - Paremata Mokau A7A1 (Mokau Marae)

Māori Land Court (2017) 163 Taitokerau MB 256 (163 TTK 256)

12 December 2017

Determination of remaining issues concludes that the remaining trustees should not be removed, obligations of trust should be enforced, and an election to vote for Marae trustees is not required.

Download Tamaki - Paremata Mokau A7A1 (Mokau Marae) (268 KB PDF). read more

2018 Māori Appellate Court judgments – index

This table lists the 2018 judgments of the Māori Appellate Court and contains links to reports about the decisions. read more

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2017 – durability of the Treaty settlement process: Ngāti Whātua, tikanga, and overlapping claims

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2017

The durability of the Treaty settlement process: Ngāti Whātua, tikanga, and the overlapping claims policy

Cate Barnett

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