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  • Mackinnon, Ken (2007)
    There is increasing interest in the role of the university teacher, both from a pedagogic point of view and from a legal one. The first part of this article looks at various pedagogic models or metaphors of the relationship ...
  • Wilson, Margaret (The University of Waikato, Faculty of Law, 2011)
    In this paper I want to address the relationship between policy and law through a discussion of the 2001 Amendment to the New Zealand Human Rights Act 1993. Discussions of justice often focus on analysis of court decisions ...
  • Toki, Valmaine (University of Auckland, 2010)
    For Maori, tikanga Maori or custom law not only underpinned the recognition of property rights to their fishery but also their environmental ethics and the sustainable management of that fishery. In comparison, the property ...
  • Gillespie, Alexander (Federation Press, 2009)
    The purpose of this chapter is to give the reader an overview of where some of the ethical debates around animals and international law are found. In part, the chapter builds upon my earlier work in this area. At the time ...
  • Manyam, Joel (2001)
    This article reviews the book "Australian Commercial Law", by C Turner.
  • Tennent, Douglas (2002)
    One of the great challenges to Courts in civil claims is to award damages in an appropriate manner which as far as possible places the plaintiff in the position that he or she would be in but for the injury. The awarding ...
  • Mackinnon, Jacquelin (LexisNexis NZ Limited, 2007)
    Increasingly, legal research projects undertaken at law school or in practice will involve Māori custom law and/or tikanga Māori.' The role of both Māori custom law and tikanga Māori is most evident in the work of the Māori ...
  • Liao, Zhixiong (New Zealand Law Society, 2012)
    This article reviews the book: “Hinde on Commercial Leases”, by G.W. Hinde.
  • Olivier, Morne (2006)
    The Treaty of Waitangi occupies an unsettled place in New Zealand’s constitution, law and life. Although there is almost universal agreement that it is a foundation document, this is not reflected in the legal status of ...
  • Liao, Zhixiong (Faculty of Law, The University of Waikato, 2012)
    This article reviews the book: “Understanding commercial Law”, by Philippa Gerbic and Leigh Miller.
  • Barton, Barry (Centre for Environmental Law, the University of Auckland, 2009)
    Carbon capture and storage, or geosequestration, is an emerging technique to address climate change by reducing emissions of carbon dioxide. New Zealand law does not presently provide for carbon capture and storage. The ...
  • Barton, Barry; Jordan, Kimberley Jane; Severinsen, Greg (Centre for Environmental, Resources and Energy law, The University of Waikato, 2013)
    The purpose of this Report is to identify the best possible legal framework for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in New Zealand. The Report is of a study funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment under ...
  • Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (Te Piringa - Faculty of Law, University of Waikato, 2014)
    This has been a much awaited decision and marks the end of a long journey with regard to matters relating to political activities and charitable trusts, as well as considering illegal activities and charitable purpose. For ...
  • Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (LexisNexis NZ Limited, 2015)
    On the 3rd December 2014, the Supreme Court closed the chapter on an ongoing family dispute concerned with a piece of land in Auckland; the dispute was between the ex wife and the widow against their sister in law. The ...
  • Wilson, Margaret (2010)
    The experiences of the Waikato Law School especially from the viewpoint of challenges to legal education are discussed. The impact of the performance-based model of funding on the delivery of legal education at the Waikato ...
  • Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    The advancement of religion is a controversial head of charitable trusts: whilst its foundations are based on tenets of intangible belief systems, New Zealand law, alongside other common law jurisdictions, supports the ...
  • Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (University of Waikato, 2011)
    For many decades case law and, more recently, statute has determined that a trust will be denied charitable status if its purposes are political. This appears, prima facie, to be a straightforward principle, however ...
  • Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (2013)
    Historically a trust will be denied charitable status if its purposes are political, although this principle is fraught with difficulties because of the complex relationship between politics and charities. New Zealand has ...
  • Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (University of Canterbury, 2013)
    The recent case of Aid/Watch v Commissioner of Taxation has created sea changes in Australia in relation to charitable trusts, and as a result our Antipodean neighbours appear to be blazing trails in the evolution of ...
  • Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
    I have long been an admirer of the work of Matthew Harding, and it would not be unreasonable to say that I have quoted from his publications on a fair few occasions I So I was greatly honoured and delighted to be asked to ...