Whiringa-ā-rangi 2019 November – Contents

Te Kōti Pīra Māori – Māori Appellate Court

2019 Māori Appellate Court judgments - index

Te Kōti Whenua Māori – Māori Land Court

Procedure - strike out - variation to roadway order - untenable - Ohinemango Lands Trust - Waikawa Pahaoa 1B & 1C 2C 1B (2019) 223 Waiariki MB 78 (223 WAR 78) - Toni Love

Injunction - trustee appointments - injunction declined - no jurisdiction - Nikora v Trustees of Te Uru Taumatua and Te Komiti o Runga (2019) 221 Waiariki MB 200 (221 WAR 200) - Sam Taylor

Injunction - refused - trustee elections - delay - Te Korowai Tiaki o Te Hauāuru Incorporated Society v Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Tama Trust (2019) 407 Aotea MB 47 (407 AOT 47) - Kelly Mitchell

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

Rehearing - granted - out of time - notice insufficient for original application - Phillips v Paul - Mangorewa Kaharoa 6E3 No 2 Papakainga 15A2A (2019) 216 Waiariki MB 54 (216 WAR 54) - Sam Taylor

Rehearing - refused - insufficient grounds - Selwyn v Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board - Opape 1A19B (2019) 220 Waiariki MB 94 (220 WAR 94) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Alienation - vesting - gift to whanaunga - Reedy v Atkins - Waitangi A1A1 (2019) 76 Tākitimu MB 54 (76 TKT 54) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

Occupation order - granted with conditions - Faulkner - Ohuki 1C Sec2 (2019) 183 Waikato Maniapoto MB 45 (183 WMN 45) - Sam Taylor

Trusts - review of trust confirmed - trustee removal dismissed -Puohotaua v Cribb (2019) 402 Aotea MB 230 (402 AOT 230) - Sam Taylor

Trusts - review of trust - lease of land - reasonable rent - Jones v Ratahi - Ngātitara 26B (2019) 403 Aotea MB 276 (403 AOT 276) - Toni Love

Trusts - administration of whānau house - conflict between will and terms of trust -Ngamotu - Karatia 3B2A2B2B and others (2019) 223 Waiariki MB 44 (223 WAR 44) - Reto Blattner de-Vries

2019 Māori Land Court judgments - index

Te Kōti Taiao o Aotearoa - Environment Court

Natural resource management - consent conditions - differing effects on mana whenua groups - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia Ltd v Auckland Council & Panuku Development Ltd [2019] NZEnvC 184 - Tom Bennion

Te Rōpū Whakamana i Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Waitangi Tribunal

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - urgent inquiry declined - not urgent - Te Wananga o Raukawa (Wai 2698, #2.5.10) - Meredith Clement

Waitangi Tribunal procedure - urgent inquiry declined - no jurisdiction - alternate remedies - not imminent - Wairoa settlement (Wai 2892, #2.5.5) - 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.