Kōrero: Law of the foreshore and seabed

Māui gas rig platform

Māui gas rig platform

The question of whether the Crown owned the seabed became more urgent in the late 20th century as new technologies – such as seabed drilling for oil and gas – opened it up to exploitation.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN18176/32
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Hickford, 'Law of the foreshore and seabed - Challenge and controversy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8538/maui-gas-rig-platform (accessed 15 December 2019)

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