AbstractsLaw & Legal Studies

Where Seas Meet: Reconciling Indigenous and Crown Projections of Marine Space in British Columbia and Aotearoa New Zealand

by Benjamin Albert Ralston

Institution: University of Otago
Year: 0
Keywords: Comparative law; Indigenous peoples; Environmental law; Marine spatial planning; Marine use planning; Hauraki Gulf; Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area; PNCIMA; Legal pluralism; Indigenous legal orders; Haida Gwaii; Reconciliation; Canada; New Zealand; Marine Planning Partnership; North Pacific Coast; Hauraki iwi; Legal geography; Marine planning; Indigenous planning; Haida; Māori; Crown
Record ID: 1305811
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10523/5106


This paper considers how reconciliation between the differing legal and social constructions of the ocean of Indigenous peoples and the Crown is addressed in Canada and New Zealand’s legal systems, with particularly attention to case studies of marine spatial planning processes taking place in each jurisdiction.