Managing Our Treasured Home: The Conservation Estate and the Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi

J Ruru, “Managing Our Treasured Home: The Conservation Estate and the Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi” (2004) 8 New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law 243-266.

24 Pages Posted: 25 Jan 2019 Last revised: 31 Jan 2019

Date Written: 2004

Abstract

Since 1987, the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi have been explicitly relevant in the management of New Zealand's conservation estate. This article examines how the courts, the Waitangi Tribunal, and the Department of Conservation have interpreted and applied section 4 of the Conservation Act 1987.

Keywords: Treaty of Waitangi, Conservation, Environmental Law, New Zealand

JEL Classification: K00, K32

Suggested Citation

Ruru, Jacinta, Managing Our Treasured Home: The Conservation Estate and the Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi (2004). J Ruru, “Managing Our Treasured Home: The Conservation Estate and the Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi” (2004) 8 New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law 243-266., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3320029

Jacinta Ruru (Contact Author)

University of Otago ( email )

P.O. Box 56
Dunedin, Otago 9010
New Zealand

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