Backgrounder: the government's proposals for the foreshore and seabed



In June 2003 the Court of Appeal ruled that Maori customary title to foreshore and seabed had never been legally extinguished and could be investigated by the Maori Land Court.

Table of contents

Why are we opposed to the proposals? ; Is this a peace issue? ; Is this a Maori versus non-Maori issue? ; Are there positive ways forward? ; Where you can get more information; Support the foreshore and seabed hikoi!



Primary author: Peace Movement Aotearoa

Author biography: Pākehā

Publisher: Peace Movement Aotearoa

Publication format: Briefing paper, Fact sheets

Publication date: 2003

Publication place: Wellington

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: Filing Cabinet 2 – Foreshore and Seabed

Content type: Injustice

Sector: Community, government regional or local

Informal group: Māori

General related topics: Colonisation, Equity/justice/fairness, First Peoples' rights

Historical period: 21st

Resources: Fisheries