Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 applications for recognition orders
Under the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011, applications for a High Court order for recognition of protected customary rights and customary marine title had to be made by 3 April 2017. There are 200 active marine and coastal recognition applications. These applications are managed centrally in the Wellington registry of the Court.
A series of first case management conferences for these applications were held in 10 locations around New Zealand beginning on 27 May 2018.
A second round of case management conferences were held beginning 10 June 2019. The judge’s minute and transcripts from all the hearings are available below.
A third round of case management conference were held beginning 29 June 2020. The judge’s minute is available below and transcripts will follow soon.
A list of all 200 Marine and Coastal Applications before the High Court is published on this webpage.
There will be a further round of case management conferences beginning in Wellington on 8 June 2021. Further details can be found in the minute of Justice Churchman of 25 August 2020.
If you have queries or concerns regarding any of these matters, please contact the case manager | Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011