Whiringa-ā-nuku 2019 October – Contents

Te Kōti Pīra Māori – Māori Appellate Court

Ownership - estate assets - house a fixture - rehearing ordered - Tihi v Nuku - Ruatoki B Sections 23, 25, 26B, 27, 31, 32, 33B2C2, 38 and 79 and Ruatoki C Sections 11, 12, 15, 17, 18B2, 21, 22B, 23 [2019] Māori Appellate Court MB 531 (2019 APPEAL 531) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Procedure - resolution by consent - conditional partition order - matter referred back on technical issues - Clark v Trustees of Opehuia Whānau trust - Kapenga A No 5 [2019] Māori Appellate Court MB 361 (2019 APPEAL 361) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

2019 Māori Appellate Court judgments - index

Te Kōti Whenua Māori – Māori Land Court

Injunction - no jurisdiction - general land - no trust - Kidwell v Karaitana - Waipuka 3A3A (2019) 78 Tākitimu MB 7 (78 TKT 7) - Craig Linkhorn

Chief Judge's powers - amendment of succession and whānau trust order - error of fact - Phillips - Estate of Edith Iritana Phillips [2019] Chief Judge’s MB 981 (CJ MB 981) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Chief Judge's powers - clear and unambiguous statement to gift - no constructive trust - Cotter v Cotter - Tutaekuri B13 [2019] Chief Judge's MB 951 (2019 CJ 951) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Alienation - sale to close whānau - no opposition - Williams - Matapouri 45 Block (2019) 199 Taitokerau MB 286 (199 TTK 286) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

Alienation - share transfer - capacity - Nikora - 1 D2 Parish (2019) 185 Waikato Maniapoto MB 129 (185 WMN 129) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Succession - rehearing declined - on-going applications - Hutana - Estate of Te Whe Ariki Hutana (2019) 58 Te Waipounamu MB 78 (58 TWP 78) - Te Kooanga Awatere-Reedy

2019 Māori Land Court judgments - index

Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Waitangi Tribunal

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - urgent inquiry declined - alternate remedies - ambiguity in representation - Ngāti Whātua Deed of Settlement (Wai 1308, #2.56; Wai 745, #2.197) - Meredith Clement

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Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2019

Rhianna Morar is the winner of the 2019 Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition sponsored by the Māori Law Review. Her essay, about the Courts' interpretative approach to tikanga Māori will be published in the February 2020 issue of the Review.