Haratua 2019 May – Contents

Te Kōti Matua – High Court

Declaratory judgments - fiduciary relationship and constructive trust alleged - refused - earlier judgments conclusive - Winitana v Attorney-General [2019] NZHC 380 - Toni Love

Injunction - failure to comply - arrest orders delayed - Māori Trustee v Smith [2019] NZHC 322 - Toni Love

Injunction - enforcement - arrest orders deferred - Police involvement - Māori Trustee v Smith [2019] NZHC 1022 - Toni Love

Injunction - stay of enforcement refused - issues addressed previously - Māori Trustee v Smith [2019] NZHC 1122 - Toni Love

Injunction - refused - arrest orders delayed further - enforcement - Court Sheriff - Māori Trustee v Smith [2019] NZHC 1220 - Toni Love

Procedure - strike out application dismissed - Paul v New Zealand Māori Council [2019] NZHC 784 - Toni Love

Lawyers - disqualification from acting - solicitor unable to discharge duty to both parties or to the court - Mitchell & Ors v Mitchell [2018] NZHC 2665 - Toni Love

Te Kōti Pīra Māori – Māori Appellate Court

Injunction - refused - Ngakoti v Department of Conservation - Ngaiotonga A3 [2019] Māori Appellate Court MB 213 (2019 APPEAL 213) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reed

Trusts - trustee removal - process invalid - Smith v Smith - Nuki o Te Hapū Tahawai ki Rataroa Whānau Trust [2019] Māori Appellate Court MB 110 (2019 APPEAL 110) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

2019 Māori Appellate Court judgments - index

Te Kōti Whenua Māori – Māori Land Court

Chief Judge's powers - succession - cancellation declined - not erroneous - Noble - Estate of Rameka Korewha Ngamanu (2019) Chief Judge's MB 132 (2019 CJ 132) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Chief Judge's powers - succession order cancelled - previous lawful order - Brown - Motatau 2 Section 23A1B [2019] Chief Judge's MB 311 (2019 CJ 311) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Chief Judge's powers - vesting order amended - erroneous joint tenancy - Deputy Registrar – Lot 1 DP 150873 Part Waikoukou No 406 [2019] Chief Judge’s MB 264 (2019 CJ 264) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Chief Judge's powers - vesting - insufficient evidence to cancel order - Rudolph - Paihia 2F2B2 [2019] Chief Judge's MB 327 (2019 CJ 327) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Chief Judge's powers - succession - amendment granted - administrative error - Knight - Estate of Rewiti Te Rakaherea (2019) Chief Judge's MB 74 (2019 CJ 74) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Chief Judge's powers - succession order - grounds not set out - Smallman - Te Rangi Kaiamokura (2019) Chief Judge's MB 66 (2019 CJ 66) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Chief Judge's powers - vesting order - agreed price paid - Wharehinga v Henry – Rangatira A No 96 [2019] Chief Judge’s MB 15 (2019 CJ 15) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Succession - gift and not trust under will - beneficiary not whāngai - partial succession to hapū land interests - Vincent v Kennedy - Estate of Carol Fleet (2019) 185 Taitokerau MB 148 (185 TTK 148) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Trusts - trustee appointment - flaw in process but not erroneous - Tanerau-King - Mangamaunu 1A Part Section 19 (2019) 53 Te Waipounamu MB 220 (53 TWP 220) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Trusts - trustee removal declined - trustee duties - Kauika-Stevens v Tawake - Rangitatau 1D5A1 Reserve (Tākirau Marae) (2019) 396 Aotea MB 215 (396 AOT 215) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Trusts - relief from personal liability - good faith actions - replacement trustees appointed - Broadman - Waimarama 3A 4B Sec 5 (2019) 75 Tākitimu MB 83 (75 TKT 83) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Trusts - ahu whenua trust over multiple Māori reservation blocks - Luke v Grey - Wairau Block XII Sections A1 & F and Block XII Cloudy Bay Survey District Sections 20, 22 & 24 (2019) 53 Te Waipounamu MB 187 (53 TWP 187) - Mihiata Pirini

Occupation order - refused - lack of trustee consent - Insley v Insley - Awapuni Haraparapara No 2B No 1B Section 2 (2018) 202 Waiariki MB 187 (20 WAR 187) - Carolyn Southey-Jensen

2019 Māori Land Court judgments - index

Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Waitangi Tribunal

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - application for urgent hearing refused - no short term solution - Decision on application for urgent hearing - The Alcohol Healthcare Claim (Wai 2624, #2.5.3) - Meredith Clement

Ngā Whakahaere Rauemi - Resource Management

Māori interests in natural resource management - 2018 in review - Ana Coculescu and Chelsea Easter

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