Kōrero: Law of the foreshore and seabed

Settlers fishing

Settlers fishing

This watercolour by Charles Barraud, ‘Coromandel Harbour, September 15 1874’, shows two figures fishing, one from a boat. People assumed that Crown ownership of the foreshore and seabed provided for public rights of fishing and navigation.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-004-013
Watercolour by Charles Decimus Barraud

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Hickford, 'Law of the foreshore and seabed - The English legal tradition', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/8525/settlers-fishing (accessed 30 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Mark Hickford, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jan 2015