September 2018 Mahuru – Contents

Te Kōti Mana Nui – Supreme Court

Judicial review - strike out reversed on final appeal - decisions in advance of proposed Treaty settlement - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust v Attorney-General [2018] NZSC 84 - Cate Barnett

Te Kōti Pīra – Court of Appeal

Resource management - control of fishing under RMA - leave to appeal - Attorney-General v The Trustees of the Motiti Rohe Moana Trust [2018] NZCA 67 - Toni Love

Rating valuation - prohibition on alienation a relevant factor - Rotorua District Council v Ngāti Whakaue Education Endowment Trust Board [2018] NZCA 143 - Toni Love

Te Kōti Matua – High Court

Procedure - representation order - refused - Tahi Enterprises Ltd v Taua [2018] NZHC 516 - Toni Love

Procedure - security of costs - appeal from waiver decline - Ngai Te Hapu Incorporated and Nga Potiki A Tamapahore Trust v Bay of Plenty Regional Council [2018] NZCA 291 - Toni Love

Resource management - control of fishing under RMA - Attorney-General v The Trustees of the Motiti Rohe Moana Trust [2017] NZHC 1429 - Toni Love

Trusts - trustee duties - Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust - unlawful trustee removal - Waho v Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust [2018] NZHC 1935 - Toni Love

Costs - granted - disbursements not necessary - earlier order varied - Ngāti Hurungaterangi & Ors v Ngāti Wāhiao [2018] NZHC 1991 - Toni Love

Te Kōti Pīra Māori – Māori Appellate Court

Succession - return of shares - no obligation on the Court to inquire further - Wihongi v Samson - Otarihau 2B1C [2018] Māori Appellate Court MB 469 (2018 APPEAL 469) - Toni Love

Judicial recusal - apparent bias - prior role as barrister - decision quashed - rehearing - Taueki - Horowhenua 11 Part Reservation Trust [2018] Māori Appellate Court MB 512 (2018 APPEAL 512) - Toni Love

Trusts - charging order over future revenue upheld - Adlam v Niao - Matata Parish 39A 2A Ahu Whenua Trust [2018] Māori Appellate Court MB 478 (2018 APPEAL 478) - Toni Love

2018 Māori Appellate Court Judgments - index

Te Kōti Whenua Māori – Māori Land Court

Injunction - trespass - no permission to occupy - Dawson v Young - Maungaturoto D1B Block (2018) 174 Taitokerau MB 89 (174 TTK 89) - Carolyn Southey-Jensen

Chief Judge's powers - succession order amended - Nyman v Appleton - Estate of Felix Appleton (2018) Chief Judge MB 31 (2018 CJ 31) - Annelise Samuels

Chief Judge's powers - succession order amended - exclusion - Tiopira - Bella Tiopira [2018] Chief Judge's MB 96 (2017 CJ 96) - Carolyn Southey-Jensen

Costs - special aid refused - venue was applicant's choice - Barns - Lot 39A Sec. 2B No. 2B. No. 2A Parish of Matata (2018) 387 Aotea 218 (387 AOT 218) - Annelise Samuels

Costs - unmeritorious defence - 80% costs awarded - Baker v Samuels-Thomas (2018) 178 Taitokerau MB 131 (178 TTK 131) - Carolyn Southey-Jensen

Succession - intestacy - interests from whāngai relatives returned - Wati - Estate of Thomas Winitana Nuku Soloman (2018) 66 Tākitimu MB 176 (66 TKT 176) - Annelise Samuels

Succession - absence of consent - vesting of interests and trustee appointments void - Hay - Estate of Douglas Allan Huirama Te Kohera Hay (2018) 50 Te Waipounamu MB 144 (50 TWP 144) - Carolyn Southey-Jensen

Trusts - application for directions in administration of estate - Djangozov v Johnston - Estate of Audrey Trimble (2018) 185 Waiariki MB 238 (185 WAR 238) - Annelise Samuels

Trusts - review of whānau trust - interest of beneficiary quantified - Buchanan – Riwaka-Matiu-Matana Whānau Trust (2018) 50 Te Waipounamu MB 152 (50 WAR 152) - Carolyn Southey-Jensen

Trusts - trustee appointment - opposition insufficient - Evans - Waitara West 52C (2018) 383 Aotea MB 43 (383 AOT 43) - Annelise Samuels

Trusts - disqualification of counsel - lack of independence - Witana v Robust - Omapere Taraire E (2018) 175 Taitokerau MB 251 (175 TTK 251) - Carolyn Southey-Jensen

Partition - application granted - needed for a mortgage - Hancock - Horowhenua A5F2B and A5F2C (2018) 385 Aotea 296 (385 AOT 296) - Carolyn Southey-Jensen

Occupation order - disputed ownership of dwelling - lifetime award - Rean v Pitman - Takahiwai 7A2B2C (2018) 175 Taitokerau MB 237 (175 TTK 237) - Annelise Samuels

Māori reservations - removal of reservation status - insufficient support - Winitana - Mokau Reserve (2018) 77 Tairawhiti MB 187 (77 TRW 187) - Annelise Samuels

2018 Māori Land Court Judgments - index

Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Waitangi Tribunal

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - remedies - urgent inquiry refused - no imminent risk - Ngāti Rangi settlement - Rangataua and Umumore blocks (Wai 836, #2.54) - Meredith Clement

Rights of indigenous peoples

The 2017 Shirley Smith address - First laws: tikanga Māori in / and the law - Professor Jacinta Ruru

Arotakenga pukapuka - Book review

Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice - Dr Fleur Te Aho

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2018

Entries are welcomed for the 2018 Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition sponsored by the Māori Law Review. For more information and details on how the competition operates go here. Entries close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday 9 October 2018.

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