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Edited by Ruru, Jacinta; Stephenson, Janet; Abbott, Mick
Fascination with the interplay of people and place inspired the editors of this book to bring together New Zealanders from different backgrounds and disciplines to explore conflict and change found among New Zealand's sacred, historic, rural, urban, and coastal landscapes. All co...ntributors engage with the underlying question: are there better ways to reconcile inherent tensions in the struggle with the land and with each other? Issues fundamental to identity are placed at center stage, including New Zealand indigenous rights and restitution, development and conservation, claiming and naming. The authors discuss issues ranging from the early-settler surveying lines to the Wanganui/Whanganui naming debate, the legal arguments over wahi tapu and Maori customary land to dairying in the Mackenzie Basin. In exploring different ways of framing landscape tensions, they seek new understandings of why such passion, reverence, and contest is generated, and they look for ways to identify new approRead more
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By Ruru, Jacinta; Scott, Paul; Webb, Duncan
"Concerns the structures and processes that exist and shape our law and seeks to provide a method to enable students to understand, interpret and apply legal rules"--Publisher information.
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