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  • We, The People(s)by Claire Charters; Dean R Knight

    Victoria University Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    The analyses in this book focus on the participation of the people within New Zealand?s system of government. The chapters provide a thorough examination of the government?s size, accessibility, structure, electoral system, and active committees in order to explain trends in the participation of sub-state actors, such as indigenous peoples and other... more...

  • Colonising Myths – Maori Realitiesby Ani Mikaere

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    This book brings together a series of papers by Ani Mikaere that reflect on the effect of Pakeha law, legal processes and teaching on Maori legal thought and practice. She discusses issues such as the ability of Maori to achieve justice when Maori law is marginalised; the need to confront racism in thinking, processes and structures; the impact of... more...

  • A Simple Nullity?by David V. Williams

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    David V. Williams takes a fresh look at the notorious Wi Parata case – the protagonists, the origins of the dispute, the years of legal back and forth – affording new insights into both Maori–Pakeha relations in the nineteenth century and the legal position of the Treaty of Waitangi. In 1877, the New Zealand Supreme Court decided a case, Wi Parata... more...

  • Waitangi and Indigenous Rightsby F.M. Brookfield

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    This is a revised edition of Professor Brookfield?s landmark study of issues surrounding the Treaty of Waitangi first published in 1999. Here he adds an extensive epilogue addressing three recent debates relevant to his central topic: the Fiji revolutions, successful and attempted; Maori customary title to the foreshore and seabed and the Foreshore... more...

  • Historical Frictionsby Michael Belgrave

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    Historical Frictions explores the role of the courts and of various types of commissions in mediating and reinventing historical narratives of colonisation. Author Michael Belgrave shows how the courts became from 1840 places where different narratives of discovery and conquest, of loss and displacement and of claims to resources and mana were debated.... more...

  • Historical Frictionsby Michael Belgrave

    Auckland University Press 2006; US$ 31.99

    The land claims presented before the Waitangi Tribunal, first established in 1975 as a permanent commision of inquiry to address claims by the Maori people, are discussed in this analysis of the role of legal courts and commissions in mediating disputes with indigenous peoples. more...

  • Employment Relationshipsby Erling Rasmussen

    Auckland University Press 2010; US$ 31.99

    This revised evaluation of the New Zealand Employment Relations Act 2000 assesses the developing trends and major changes in the employment relations situation in New Zealand since the act was passed. Perspectives from employers, union members, academics, and government workers address how the new law is working and what amendments are required for... more...

  • Waitangi & Indigenous Rightsby F. M. Brookfield

    Auckland University Press 2007; US$ 31.99

    This landmark study examines issues surrounding New Zealand?s Treaty of Waitangi, focusing on recent Fiji revolutions and indigenous customary rights to the seabed and foreshore. In this revised edition, the author approaches these complex and controversial matters with a careful, thorough, and principled approach while dealing with the broad constitutional... more...

  • Always Speakingby Veronica Tawhai; Katarina Gray-Sharp

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    This is a collection of papers that examine the current place of the Treaty of Watangi in core public policy areas. The authors analyse the tensions and dynamics in the relationship between Maori and the Crown in their areas of expertise, detail the key challenges being faced, and provide insights on how these can be overcome. The policy areas covered... more...

  • Employment Relationshipsby Erling Rasmussen

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    By bringing together the views of employers, unions and academics, the wholly new edition of Employment Relationships provides an unrivalled introduction to current trends and issues in New Zealand employment relations. Ten years after the passage of the Employment Relations Act 2000 (ERA), the time was ripe for this important reassessment of the... more...