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Archive for July 13th, 2013

The Fiction of Maori Land Ownership

Posted by 1Law4All on July - 13 - 2013

I recently found this lengthy comment by a very knowledgeable individual, who unfortunately did not give his name. So this article is by ‘Anonymous’. In “Maori Land Law,” Sir Hugh Kawharu blatantly sets out to fabricate a universally recognised body of Maori property rights pre-dating the Treaty of Waitangi. By implication, these were rudely subsumed by white-settler governments, who substituted their own Eurocentric notions of property ownership. This now widely  [ Read More ]

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