Tamakawau Rourangi V Aotea District Native Land Board and its President and Registrar AND Dorothy Annie Corrigan [item]
Documents pertain to a case filed by an 'aboriginal native' (Rourangi) against The Aotea District Native Land Board and its President and Registrar and a spinster (Corrigan). The plaintiff wishes a Writ of Prohibition to be issued to the defendant Board prohibiting it from confirming a lease which would entitle the defendant (Corrigan) to compensation for buildings erected on property. Includes a history of the defendant's (Corrigan) construction of buildings on leased property in the Hawera Survey District, information on the exact location of the property, an affidavit of the plaintiff, an affidavit of James Randall Corrigan, and an affidavit of E. M. Beechy.
See: Taranaki Scandals The Court Record Collection page for more details on the collection and other interesting cases. http://pukeariki.com/Heritage-Collections/Taranaki-Scandals
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