Review of trust and defective lease over Ahipara A33

Te Paa, Ahipara A33 (2012) 47 Taitokerau MB 3 (47 TTK 3)

28 August 2012

The Court conducted a review of the trust obligations affecting Ahipara A33 including a 2001 grant of a lease over the land.  The Court concluded that the lease was ineffective, as well as deficient for a number of reasons.  Judge Ambler ordered a number of variations to the trust order.

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Resignation of trustees and appointment of independent trustee

Rātima v Sullivan – Tataraakina C Trust

Māori Land Court (2012) 15 Takitimu MB 57 (15 TKT 15) and 18 Takitimu MB 75 (18 TKT 75)

13 April 2012 (interim injunction) and 19 July 2012 (interim judgment)

In April 2012 the Court issued an interim injunction restraining the trustees of Tataraakina C Trust from taking any further steps in relation to the appointment of an Executive Officer or Project Manager and Office Manager until further orders of the Court.

Following further hearings a number of consent orders were made and the interim injunction continued.  These orders included the trustees resigning and being appointed advisory trustees to a newly appointed independent responsible trustee.

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