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  • A Case for an Indigenous Court - a realisation of self-determination?

    Toki, Valmaine (University of Waikato, 2016)
    This thesis searches for appropriate ways to alter entrenched patterns of highly negative outcomes for Māori in the criminal justice system. The statistics demonstrate that proportionately, Māori are much more likely to ...
  • Adopting a Maori property rights approach to fisheries

    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 ...
  • Culture – the foundation of Maori Governance

    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 ...
  • Engaging Māori in Biobanking and Genetic Research: Legal, Ethical and Policy Challenges

    Beaton, Angela; Smith, Barry; Toki, Valmaine; Southey, Kim; Hudson, Maui (Scholarship@western, 2015)
    Publically funded biobanking initiatives and genetic research should contribute towards reducing inequalities in health by reducing the prevalence and burden of disease. It is essential that Maori and other Indigenous ...
  • Indigenous children and youth: The case of marae courts in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Toki, Valmaine (Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University, 2014)
    Marae2-based Courts are an initiative of the Judiciary that builds on existing programmes for offenders such as Te Whanau Awhina, and informed by the Koori Courts in Australia.3 This is the first time that a New Zealand ...