February 2019 Hui tanguru – Contents

Te Kōti Pīra Māori – Māori Appellate Court

2019 Māori Appellate Court judgments - index

2018 Māori Appellate Court Judgments - index

Te Kōti Whenua Māori – Māori Land Court

Representation of Māori - review of earlier order - expiry date - mediation - Ngāti Pāoa Iwi Trust v Ngāti Pāoa Trust Board - Ngāti Pāoa (2018) 173 Waikato Maniapoto MB 51 (173 WMN 51) - Meredith Clement

Procedure - consequences of breach of self-dealing rule - Naera v Fenwick - Whakapoungakau 24 (2019) 205 Waiāriki MB 96 (205 WAR 96) - Craig Linkhorn

2019 Māori Land Court judgments - index

2018 Māori Land Court Judgments - index

Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Waitangi Tribunal

Te Mana Whatu Ahuru: Report on Te Rohe Pōtae Claims Part I - Meredith Clement

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - discovery information - Takutai Moana inquiry - Meredith Clement

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - memorialised and Crown forest land - interested party - leave to participate withdrawn - Wairarapa ki Tararua inquiry - Meredith Clement

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2018

Incorporating indigenous worldviews on the environment into non-indigenous legal systems: has the Te Awa Tupua Act led to reconciliation and self-determination? - Nopera Dennis-McCarthy

He Taonga Te Tamariki - Eru Kapa-Kingi

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Procedure – consequences of breach of self-dealing rule – Naera

Naera v Fenwick - Whakapoungakau 24

Māori Land Court (2019) 205 Waiāriki MB 96 (205 WAR 96)

30 January 2019

This procedural decision directed further submissions from parties on four issues so the Court could decide issues referred back to it by the Supreme Court. The issues included the consequences of trustees failing to make information available and whether this amounted to a possible contempt.

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Representation of Māori – review of earlier order – expiry date – mediation – Ngāti Pāoa

Ngāti Pāoa Iwi Trust v Ngāti Pāoa Trust Board - Ngāti Pāoa

Māori Land Court (2018) 173 Waikato Maniapoto MB 51 (173 WMN 51)

12 December 2018

Application by Ngāti Pāoa Iwi Trust seeking a review of a 2009 s 30 order that declared Ngāti Pāoa Trust Board as the representative body for Ngāi Pāoa. The 2009 order was ineffective. It was amended to include an expiry date. The parties were referred to mediation.

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Te Mana Whatu Ahuru: Report on Te Rohe Pōtae Claims Part I

Te Mana Whatu Ahuru: Report on Te Rohe Pōtae Claims Part 1 – Pre-publication Version

Waitangi Tribunal (Wai 898, 2018)

The Waitangi Tribunal has released two parts of its report on Te Rohe Pōtae Claims in pre-publication format. These will form part of the final report on the Tribunal's district inquiry into Te Rohe Pōtae (The King Country). Parts 1 and 2 focus on; The Treaty of Waitangi, Old Land Claims, Crown Purchasing, War and Confiscation, Aukati, Te Putake o te Ohaki Tapu, Main Trunk Railway, Native Land Court (1886-1907), Crown Purchasing (1890-1905). This article sets out a brief chapter by chapter summary of the key findings of Part 1 of the Tribunal's pre-publication report.

See Te Mana Whatu Ahuru: Report on Te Rohe Pōtae Claims Part II  for a summary of chapters 7-11

For a shorter overview see Te Rohe Pōtae district inquiry – Te Mana Whatu Ahuru: Report on Te Rohe Pōtae Claims – overview

Download Te Mana Whatu Ahuru: Report on Te Rohe Pōtae Claims – Pre-publication Version (19 MB PDF).  read more

Waitangi Tribunal procedure – discovery information – Takutai Moana Inquiry

Memorandum-Directions of Judge M P Armstrong - Takutai Moana Inquiry

Waitangi Tribunal (2018) Wai 2660, #2.5.30

18 December 2018

Decision to decline request by claimant counsel to have all discovery documents listed on the Tribunal's record of inquiry.

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Incorporating indigenous worldviews on the environment into non-indigenous legal systems: has the Te Awa Tupua Act led to reconciliation and self-determination?

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2018

Incorporating indigenous worldviews on the environment into non-indigenous legal systems: has the Te Awa Tupua Act led to reconciliation and self-determination?

Nopera Dennis-McCarthy read more

He Taonga Te Tamariki

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2018

He Taonga Te Tamariki

Eru Kapa-Kingi read more

2019 Māori Appellate Court judgments – index

This table lists the 2019 judgments of the Māori Appellate Court and contains links to reports about the decisions.

For other years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018. For the 2019 Māori Land Court judgments index.

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2019 Māori Land Court judgments – index

This table lists the 2019 judgments of the Māori Land Court and contains links to reports about the decisions.

For other years: 2010201120122013, 20142015, 201620172018. Follow this link for the 2019 Māori Appellate Court judgments index. read more