Story: Law of the foreshore and seabed

Court of Appeal decision

In this television report following the Court of Appeal decision in June 2003 concerning title to the foreshore and seabed in the Marlborough Sounds, Kathy Ertel, a lawyer for the Te Āti Awa tribe, suggests that the decision would open the door for many other Māori groups to bring claims relating to the foreshore and seabed.

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Mark Hickford, 'Law of the foreshore and seabed - Challenge and controversy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/8540/court-of-appeal-decision (accessed 18 June 2019)

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