Kōrero: Law of the foreshore and seabed

The ‘Queen’s chain’

The ‘Queen’s chain’

The fact that about 30% of the nation’s coast is not publicly accessible, despite the belief in a ‘Queen’s chain’, is pointed out in this cartoon from 1990 by Garrick Tremain.

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Garrick Tremain
Cartoon by Garrick Tremain

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Mark Hickford, 'Law of the foreshore and seabed - Public access', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/8535/the-queens-chain (accessed 24 May 2019)

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