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APPLICATION
TO ADD, REDUCE, REPLACE OR REMOVE
TRUSTEES
Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993
Section 239 (Add, Reduce or Replace trustees)
Section 240 (Remove Trustees); or
Section 239 and 338(7) (Add Reduce or Replace Māori Reservation Trustees);
Form 38
Rule 12.8
WHAT IS THIS FORM FOR?
Use this form to add, reduce, replace or (in exceptional circumstances) remove trustees of a Whānau Trust, Kaitiaki Trust,
Ahu Whenua Trust, Whenua Tōpū Trust, Pūtea Trust or Māori Reservation.
HOW TO FILE AND COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION FORM
(i) This form must be accompanied with the
appropriate application fee and can should be
filed with the Registrar in the District in which
some or all of the land is located;
(ii) Please ensure that all information required on the
form is completed;
(iii) Where tick boxes
are provided please
ensure you tick all those boxes that apply to your
application, unless you are required to select one
box, then only select the box that applies;
(iv) If there is insufficient room on the form to provide
all the required information you should continue
your application on a separate sheet of paper;
(v) Additional information – in addition to completing
this form, if the application requires you to
provide further information you must include all
documents, information or evidence you wish the
Court to consider; and
(vi) Comply with the requirements set out in the
Checklist at the end of this form.
Office use:
Application: ACCEPTED / REFUSED
Dated: ..............................................................
Signed: .............................................................
Name: ..............................................................
Designation: ....................................................
RESET FORM
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The Māori Lan
d Court of New Zealand
(Please select the name of the M
āori Land Court District in which some or all of the lands or the subject matter of the application is located)
Please select one District Taitokerau Waikato Maniapoto Waiariki
Tairāwhiti Tākitimu
Aotea Te Waipounamu
BLOCKS:
NAME OF TRUST OR MĀORI RESERVATION:
APPLICATION:
I / We .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
(state full name)
, apply to:
Appoint 1 or more new trustees as listed in the Schedule (under section(s) 239 and/or 338(7)); or
Remove 1 of more existing trustees who have resigned, retired or are deceased (under sections(s) 239
and/or 338(7)); or
Remove 1 or more trustees for other reasons (under section 240).
DETAILS OF CHANGES TO TRUSTEES:
1. Trustees to be removed as a result of resignation, retirement or death are:
(if none then go to question 3)
Names of Trustees Reason for removal
(resignation, retirement, death)
Note: If a trustee is to be removed because he or she is deceased, the Court will require reasonable evidence as to his or her death, for example, evidence
of attendance at the tangi, a copy of the death certificate, or other reliable evidence.
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2. Trustees to be removed for other reasons:
Names of Trustees Reason for removal
Note: Where a trustee is to be removed for other reasons, the Court requires an applicant to notify the trustee of the application for removal and the time, date, and
place of the hearing, unless good reason can be shown for not doing so.
The trustees to be removed:
have been notified of this application and the time, date, and place of hearing by
(specify the details of notice given)
.....
......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
or
have not been notified of this application because
(specify reason)
.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
3. Trustees to be added are:
Names of Trustees Address
4. Signed consents are attached of:
the retiring or resigning trustees; and/or
the proposed trustees.
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NOTE: Signed consents of those trustees who are retiring by rotation according to the terms of the trust order, or who were present and accepted the election process,
are not required.
5. Details of meeting to confirm proposed trustees
tick the appropriate checkbox:
(if no meeting was held go to the next section)
The proposed new trustees were elected at a meeting of owners/ held at
......................................................................................
............................................................................................................................................................. Dated: / /
A copy of the minutes of the meeting owners which consented to the replacement / additional trustees
are attached.
A copy of the notice of the meeting given to the owners is attached
(including any newspaper advertisement)
.
PREFERRED PLACE OF HEARING:
SIGNATURE OF APPLICANTS
Dated: / /
Dated: / /
Dated: / /
CONTACT DETAILS
C
ontact Address: ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
(Address to which documents or correspondence in connection with the application can be posted or delivered)
Phone Number(s):
Home: Work:
Mobile: Fax:
Email Address:
NOTE: Where fax or email addresses are given these may be used as a means of notice and service.
Fee: $ 60.00
Whangārei
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CHECKLIST OF DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: Please tick to confirm the following
Signed consents of trustees
Notice of meeting given to beneficiaries or owners
(eg written notification, public advertisement etc)
Minutes of meeting consenting to replacement or addition of trustees
MĀORI LAND COURT CONTACT DETAILS
This applications should be lodged with the Registrar in the District in which some or all of land is located.
TAITOKERAU
L2, Manaia House
41 Rathbone St
WHANGĀREI
DX Box AX10086
WHANGĀREI
PH: (09) 983 9940
Fax: (09) 983 9941
mlctaitokerau@justice.govt.nz
TAITOKERAU
Auckland Information Office
Avanti Finance Building
65B Main Highway
Ellerslie, AUCKLAND
DX Box EX10912
AUCKLAND
PH: (09) 279 5850
Fax: (09) 279 5852
mlctamakimakaurau@justice.govt.nz
WAIKATO MANIAPOTO
L2, BNZ Centre
354-358 Victoria St
HAMILTON
DX Box GX10101
HAMILTON
PH: (07) 957 7880
Fax: (07) 957 7881
mlcwaikato@justice.govt.nz
WAIARIKI
Hauora House
1143 Haupapa St
ROTORUA
DX Box JX10529
ROTORUA
PH: (07) 921 7402
Fax: (07) 921 7412
mlcwaiariki@justice.govt.nz
TAIRĀWHITI
Ngā Wai e Rua Building
Cnr Lowe Str & Reads Quay
GISBORNE
DX Box PX10106
GISBORNE
PH: (06) 869 0370
Fax: (06) 869 0371
mlctairawhiti@justice.govt.nz
TĀKITIMU
L2, Heretaunga House
Corner Lyndon & Warren Strs
HASTINGS
DX Box MX10024
HASTINGS
PH: (06) 974 7630
Fax: (06) 974 7631
mlctakitimu@justice.govt.nz
AOTEA
Ingestre Chambers
74 Ingestre Street
WHANGANUI
DX Box PX10207
WHANGANUI
PH: (06) 349 0770
Fax: (06) 349 0771
mlcaotea@justice.govt.nz
TE WAIPOUNAMU
30 Sheffied Crescent
Burnside
CHRISTCHURCH
DX Box W X11124
CHRISTCHURCH
PH: (03) 962 4900
Fax: (03) 962 4901
mlctewaipounamu@justice.govt.nz
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