Story: Law of the foreshore and seabed

The Foreshore and Seabed Act

The Foreshore and Seabed Act

Following the Ngāti Apa decision, the government of Helen Clark faced a demanding challenge: balancing heightened Māori expectations with issues such as public access. The point is highlighted in this cartoon by Tom Scott.

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Mark Hickford, 'Law of the foreshore and seabed - Challenge and controversy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Mark Hickford, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jan 2015