February 2018 Māori Law Review

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.

For other years: 2010201120122013, 20142015, 20162017. For the Māori Appellate Court judgment index

2018 Māori Land Court judgments

 

 

Judgment dateCitationMinute BookMLISLegislationSubject
2018
09.02.18Management Committee of Mangatawa Papamoa Blocks Incorporation - Lot 1 DPS 65413 and Part Mangatawa Papamoa SO 452445156 Waikato Maniapoto MB 77156 WMN 77Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 133, 135, 137, 289 and 315Partition.
12.02.18Eruera - Kōkōhinau Block179 Waiariki MB 249179 WAR 249Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 322Roadway.
21.02.18White v Franks - Te Komiti 1A1 Ahu Whenua Trust167 Taitokerau MB 292167 TTK 292Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 238 and 240Trusts.
21.02.18Charteris v Rowe - Estate of David Charteris181 Waiariki MB 108181 WAR 108Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 113 and 117Succession.
21.02.18Edwards - Whakatohea181 Waiariki MB 121181 WAR 121Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 30I
23.02.18Tuson - Mangamuka West 3B2A168 Taitokerau MB 17168 TTK 17Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 326BAccess.
26.02.18Western Bay of Plenty District Council - Rangiuru 1A 7B 8B1 Residue181 Waiariki MB 157181 WAR 157Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 131Status of land.
28.02.18Broadman - Waimarama 3A 4B Sec 566 Tākitimu MB 20766 TKT 207Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 231, 238, 239 and 240Trusts.
12.03.18Edwards - Whakatōhea183 Waiariki MB 169-194183 WAR 169Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 30Application to review an order.
13.03.18Mane-Waihou A8C1B1169 Taitokerau MB 108169 TTK 108Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 214, 289 and 328
13.03.18Broad v Massey - Otarihau 2B1C169 Taitokerau MB 138169 TTK 138Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 18(1)(a), (i) and 43; Māori Affairs Settlement Act 1967, section 81ADetermine interests, partition, occupation.
26.02.18Wati - Estate of Thomas Winitana Nuku Solomon66 Tākitimu MB 17666 TKT 176Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 113 and 118Succession.
05.04.18Russell v Burns - Ōnuku 886 2B2 Ahu Whenua Trust39 Te Waipounamu MB 3439 TWP 34Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 231Review of trust.
12.04.18Manahi v The Māori Trustee - Kapenga A5184 Waiariki MB 168184 WAR 168-180Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 237; Trustee Act 1956, section 68Trusts.
17.04.18Tuwhangai v Boon - Kawhia U 2B Block160 Waikato Maniapoto MB 113160 WMN 113Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 18(1)(a)Jurisdiction, Survivorship and equitable claim.
19.04.18Evans - Waitara West 52C383 Aotea MB 43383 AOT 43Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 215Appointment of trustee.
19.04.18Djangozov v Johnston - Estate of Audrey Trimble185 Waiariki MB 238158 WAR 238Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 67 and 242Payment of funds held.
20.04.18Kingsnorth v Crawford - Motuaruhe 5D Block185 Waiariki MB 106185 WAR 106-112Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 18(1)(a) and 19
20.04.18Takarangi v Owens - Hautu 2B1B2A No 3383 Aotea MB 50383 AOT 50Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 242Payment of funds held.
23.04.18Rangi v Larkins - Estate of Hakaraia Muru WaataChief Judge's MB 252018 CJ 25Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45
27.04.18Anderson v Anderson - Estate of Barlow Nathaniel Hahona Anderson & Estate of Ora Hannah Anderson185 Waiariki MB 287185 WAR 287-303Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 117, 214 and 237Administration of the estate, Jurisdiction re testamentary estates, Discovery.
01.05.18Mane - Waihou A8C1B1171 Taitokerau MB 291171 TTK 291Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 18(1)(a), 18(1)(i), 19(1)(a), 118, 289 and 328Determine interests, partition, occupation.
02.05.18Pook v Gage - Mangaroa Block and others186 Waiariki MB 32-38186 WAR 32Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 67 and 269(4)Māori Incorporations. Term of appointment.
02.05.18Nyman v Appleton - Estate of Felix AppletonChief Judge's MB 312018 CJ 31Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45Powers of the Chief Judge.
04.05.18Edwards v Tatere - Mangatainoka No 1BC No 2C1, Tamaki 2A1C Part (Lot DP7840) and Tamaki 2A2A (Balance) also known as Ngawapurua and Rua Roa Trusts186 Waiariki MB 44-60186 WAR 44Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 79Costs.
18.05.18Tiopira - Bella TiopiraChief Judge's MB 962018 CJ 96Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45Chief Judge's powers.
18.05.18Pace - Margaret Rose KarakaChief Judge's MB 862018 CJ 86Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45Chief Judge's powers - succession.
24.05.18Nicholas - Poike 8E162 Waikato Maniapoto 90162 WMN 90Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 18, 215, 231, 239, 241 and 244Trusts.
28.05.18Taurua - Estate of Piatarihi TauruaChief Judge's MB 1082018 CJ 108Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45Chief Judge's powers - succession - adoption.
29.05.18Harawira - Te Tii A Māori Reservation (Waitangi Marae)173 Taitokerau MB 245173 TTK 245Māori Reservation Regulations 1994, Regulation 21Inquiry.
31.05.18Mikaere v Mikaere - Manaia No 6162 Waikoato Maniapoto MB 168162 WMN 168Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 43Rehearing.
31.05.18Maruera v  Te Rūnanga o Ngāti  Maru (Taranaki) Trust385 Aotea MB 7385 AOT 7Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 237Recusal, Vary trust order.
31.05.18Hina - Ihupuku G (Ihupuku Pa) Māori Reservation381 Aotea MB 1381 AOT 1Māori Reservation Regulations 1994, Regulations 21Inquiry into Māori Reservation.
06.06.18McGuckin - Whitianga Papa Tupu Ora Whenua Trust385 Aotea MB 20385 AOT 20Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 239 and 244Appointment, variation.
11.06.18Hancock - Horowhenua A5F2B and A5F2C385 Aotea MB 296385 AOT 296Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 289Partition.
12.06.18Matchitt v Butler - Matangareka 3B189 Waiariki MB 74189 WAR 74Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 19 and 231Trust.
13.06.18Monschau - Tahorakuri No. 1 Section 33 2A189 Waiariki MB 117189 WAR 117Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 81Trusts.
13.06.18Rika v Williams - Torere Section 33189 Waiariki MB 139189 WAR 139Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 239 and 244Trusts - appointment of trustee.
15.06.18Henare - Hokio A and Part Hokio AChief Judge's MB 1642018 CJ 164Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45Chief Judge's Powers.
21.06.18Committee of Management of Mangatawa Papamoa Blocks Incorporation - Lot 1 DPS 65413164 Waikato Maniapoto MB 69164 WMN 69Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 43
22.06.18Dawson v Young - Maungaturoto D1B174 Taitokerau MB 89174 TTK 89Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 19Injunction.
22.06.18Taueki - Horowhenua 11 (Lake)386 Aotea MB 142386 AOT 142Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 19 and 240Injunction.
27.06.18Hay - Estate of Douglas Allan Huirama Te Kohera Hay50 Te Waipounamu MB 14450 TWP 144Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 43
27.06.18Karetai v Sollart - Estate of George Grey Huriwai te Ruatukihiki KaretaiChief Judge's MB 2192018 CJ 219Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45
27.06.18Buchanan - Riwaka-Matiu-Mātana Whanau Trust50 Te Wai Pounamu MB 15250 TWP 152Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 231
28.06.18Carston v Kusabs - Lot 1 DPS 64109 and  Lot 2 DPS 64109191 Waiariki MB 14191 WAR 14Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 67Adjournment.
02.07.18Priestly v Tawa - Tuaropaki A191 Waiariki MB 234191 WAR 234Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 240Removal of trustee.
06.07.18Winitana - Mokau Reserve77 Tairawhiti MB 18777 TRW 187Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 215, 219, 220, 222 and 338Trusts, Māori Reservation.
25.07.18Solomon - Manukau Lands Trust51 Te Waipounamu MB 4051 TWP 40Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 239

 

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