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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Barton, Barry (Elsevier, 2011)
    This article reviews the book, “The Routledge Handbook of Energy Security 2011”, by B.K. Sovacool.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Seuffert, Nan (2011)
    Mobility was constitutive of the 19th century British colonial period in the Pacific. The circulation of capital and commodities, technologies of transportation and communication, travelling ideologies and systems of ...
  • Tappenden, Sue (2009)
    This paper examines the impact of equitable principles on the sphere of commercial law. It will make particular reference to the effect of the incursion of equity on ordinary creditors with regard to obtaining priorities ...
  • Wilson, Margaret (ER Publishing Ltd, 2011)
    In October 2010 an amendment to the Employment Relations Act 2000 was passed under urgency. This amendment redefined the employment status of workers in the film industry. This article addresses the constitutional implications ...
  • Kingsbury, Anna (The Waikato University School of Law, 2007)
    Artworks, designs and architectural forms situated in public places implicate a number of interests. There is a public interest, which arises simply by virtue of situating a work in a public place. More broadly, there is ...
  • Toki, Valmaine (2013)
    The structure of a governance system specifies the distribution of rights and responsibilities among different participants dictating the mutually agreed rules and procedures for making decisions on business affairs. For ...
  • Gillespie, Alexander (Taylor & Francis, 2009)
    According to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), a “protected area” is “a geographically defined area, which is designated or regulated and managed to achieve specific conservation objectives.”² This definition, ...
  • Wilson, Margaret (University of Waikato, 2011)
    The Supreme Court Act came into force 1 January 2004. It would be fair to describe the reactions to the birth of the Supreme Court are mixed. While many welcomed the fact New Zealand finally had its own final court of ...