'Whiria te muka – Weaving equity and tikanga' by Ms Kylee Katipo

The Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit is pleased to announce a presentation by Ms Kylee Katipo on 'Whiria te muka - Weaving equity and tikanga'.

In this presentation, Kylee will look at the intersection of the principles of equity and tikanga in the context of Māori land trusts and the administration of estates involving Māori land. Kylee will examine the equitable jurisdiction of the Māori Land Court including fiduciary duties for trustees of Māori land, equitable remedies including constructive trusts and the jurisdiction of the Court in relation to Family Protection and Testamentary Promises.

Ms Katipo is a director at McCaw Lewis Lawyers specializing in Māori Land, Resource Management and Te Tiriti o Waitangi matters. Kylee has significant litigation experience, is a former Research Counsel for the Māori Land Court judiciary and is a contributing author of K O'Leary and M Martin-Scott (2021) Multicultural Lawyering: Navigating the Culture of the Law, the Lawyer and the Client. Kylee has a Law degree from the University of Waikato and a Master of Indigenous Studies from Otago University.