Mahuru 2019 September – Contents

Te Kōti Matua – High Court

Procedure - intervenor - tikanga Māori - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust v Attorney-General [2019] NZHC 2363 - Toni Love

Te Kōti Pīra Māori – Māori Appellate Court

2019 Māori Appellate Court judgments - index

Te Kōti Whenua Māori – Māori Land Court

Succession - de facto partner - intestate - applicant to seek advice - Hallett - Succession to Sheryl Marie Te Moana (2019) 399 Aotea MB 138 (399 AOT 138) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Succession - de facto partner - intestate - claim falls within High Court jurisdiction - Carmont - Estate of El-Alamein Harawira (2019) 195 Taitokerau MB 103 (195 TTK 103) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Succession - tamaiti whāngai - declined - not integrated into whānau - Ututaonga – Estate of Maraea Ututaonga (2019) 199 Taitokerau MB 281 (199 TTK 281) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Succession - house ownership - not owned by whānau trust - excluded from vesting - Herewini - Te Tii Mangonui A3 (2019) 192 Taitokerau MB 170 (192 TTK 170) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Succession - whānau trust - trustee suitability - historical conviction - whānau support - Tautari - Estate of Wairuaora Hinerupe Fairburn (2019) 200 Taitokerau MB 1 (200 TTK 1) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Trusts - trustee duties - court directions sought by responsible trustee - Hemana - Rotopounamu 1B3A2C (2019) 77 Tākitimu MB 220 (77 TKT 220) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Trusts - trustee duties - resignation - orders removing trustees - indemnity - Witana v Tau - Omapere Taraire E (2019) 191 Taitokerau MB 1 (191 TTK 1) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Trusts - trustee removal - trustee resignation valid once submitted - Insley - Awanui Haparapara No 4B Trust (2019) 211 Waiāriki MB 68 (211 WAR 68) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Trusts - trustee removal - resignation instead - Vaimoso - Maurihoro B Block (2019) 185 Waikato Maniapoto MB 145 (185 WMN 145) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Trusts - trustee removal - conflict of interest - failure to carry out duties - Bamber - Tahorakuri A No 1 Sec 33A 2 Block (2019) 218 Waiāriki MB 292 (218 WAR 292) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Partition - declined - reasonable alternatives - impractical to partition - Kahukiwa v Ross - Waikite No 3A (2019) 217 Waiāriki MB 68 (217 WAR 68) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Partition - declined - occupation order reasonable alternative - Angell - Part Nukuroa 2A3C2 and Lot 2 DP37299 (2019) 198 Taitokerau MB 231 (198 TTK 231) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Easement - regularising existing situation - Committee of Management of Mangatawa Papamoa Blocks Inc - Asher Block Lot C (2019) 187 Waikato Maniapoto MB 67 (187 WMN 67) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

2019 Māori Land Court judgments - index

Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Waitangi Tribunal

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - urgent inquiry declined - failure to meet criteria - alternate remedies - Decision on applications for an urgent hearing (Wai 2578, #2.5.19; Wai 2693, #2.5.11; Wai 2886, #2.5.3) - Meredith Clement

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - urgent inquiry declined - failure to meet criteria - no further developments - Ngati Rehua-Ngatiwai ki Aotea - Decision on applications for an urgent hearing (Wai 2556, #2.5.7; Wai 2576, #2.5.7) - Meredith Clement

Ngā Whakaturetanga - Legislation

Ngā Rohe Moana o Ngā Hapū o Ngāti Porou Act 2019 - Carwyn Jones and Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2019

Entries are welcomed for the 2019 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 Friday 4 October 2019.

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