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Petroleum Development: Excluding the Public
This article examines how the law excludes the public from decision-making, and thus from formally opposing petroleum development in New Zealand.
Environmental Defence Society Inc. v. Marlborough District Council (The 'King Salmon' Case)
This article considers the “King Salmon” case, concerned with an application to change the prohibited activity status of salmon farming in the Marlborough Sounds Resource Management Plan. The author examines the wider issue ...
The Deep Seabed and Ocean Floor
The first part of this report summarizes the activities of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) over the period July 2013 to July 2014 and details contracts for exploration of mineral resources in the deep seabed applied ...
Reconceptualising the Role of the New Zealand Environment Court
What does the specialised nature of an environment court entitle it to do? The recent decision of the New Zealand Supreme Court in Environmental Defence Society Incorporated v Marlborough District Council (‘the King Salmon ...