February 2020 Māori Law Review

2020 Māori Land Court judgments – index

This table lists the 2020 judgments of the Māori Land Court and contains links to reports about the decisions.

For other years: 2010201120122013, 20142015, 201620172018, 2019. Follow this link for the 2020 Māori Appellate Court judgments index.

2020 Māori Land Court judgments

 

 

Judgment dateCitationMinute BookMLISLegislationSubject
2020
15.01.20Reuben - Allotments 170-176 Parish of ManurewaChief Judge's MB 52020 CJ 5Māori Land Court Rules 2011, rule 4.10(3)Registrar's decision - refusal of applications.
24.01.20Ketu - Te-Ringahuia-RangitakatuChief Judge's MB 252020 CJ 25Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45Succession - determination of ownership of house.
03.02.20Clarke v Overington - Maketu A Section 39 Block and Lot 2 Deposited Plan South Auckland 25586Chief Judge's MB 352020 CJ 35Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45Succession - status of land.
03.02.20New Zealand Road Transport Agency - Kaiti 336F Roadway92 Tairawhiti MB 287
92 TRW 287
Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 181Determination of ownership of a roadway.
04.02.20Broughton - Estate of Piripi Tairawhiti TotorewaChief Judge's MB 632020 CJ 63Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45Chief Judge's powers - succession.
04.02.20
Papuni - Estate of Barbara Lois Rewha
208 Taitokerau MB 296208 TTK 296Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 113 and 118Succession.
07.02.20
Rata - Whataarakai No 1 Roadway and Lot 1 Deposited Plan 374627
Chief Judge's MB 742020 CJ 74Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 45Access - roadway.
12.03.20
Steward v Eru - Estate of Teressa Ivor Silcock
200 Waikato Maniapoto MB 184200 WMN 184Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 79Succession.
04.02.20
Priest - Ngati Rahiri 1A, 3E, 4, 4Y, 6C, 6G and 7C Māori Reservation
414 Aotea MB 33414 AOT 33Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 222, 338 and 339; Māori Reservation Regulations 1994, regulation 21Administration of Māori Reservation.
18.03.20
Austen v The Far North District Council - Okahu 4D
209 Taitokerau MB 150209 TTK 150Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 43 and 79Rehearing - easement - costs.
18.03.20
Kake - Estate of Aldyth Kaka
209 Taitokerau MB 134209 TTK 134Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 18, 19 and 330Succession.
18.03.20Wellington v Wellington - Tuateanui 2B1A Māori Reservation209 Taitokerau MB 59209 TTK 59Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 238 and 339Replacement and appointment of trustees - reservation trust.
20.03.20
Albert v Trustees of the Joseph and Myra Whanau Trust 
209 Taitokerau MB 162209 TTK 162Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, section 241Whanu trust.
20.03.20
Wharerau v Wade - Whakarewarewa Lot 29 Block (Wāhiao Meeting House)
232 Waiariki MB 44232 WAR 44Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993, sections 239 and 240Administration of Māori Reservation.
24.03.20
Seymour v Spelman - Kawhia 02 Section 4 Block (Waipapa Marae)
201 Waikato Maniapoto MB 45201 WMN 45Māori Reservation Regulations 1994, regulation 21Administration of a reservation.

 

Author: Laura Sturch

Laura is a student at Victoria University of Wellington and is in her fifth and final year, studying towards a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in management and minoring in marketing. As well as studying full-time and working part-time, Laura enjoys spending time with her whānau and friends, cooking and playing the piano.