Maori fishing rights



This document is drawn from media reports and statements following a High Court decision in Christchurch, August 1986, upholding traditional Maori fishing rights under the Treaty of Waitangi.

Table of contents

An account of the decision; Transcript of a radio interview with Paul Temm QC; the  position; Responses from Maori leaders; The interdepartmental Committee on Maori Fishing Grounds; Te Ruananga a Tangaroa Hui; The law Commission; Korero column quotations outlining Maori Fisheries management principles



Primary author: National Council of Churches

Author biography: Pākehā

Publisher: National Council of Churches Programme on Racism

Publication format: Briefing paper

Publication date: 1986

Publication place: Auckland

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: Filing Cabinet 2 – Maori Fisheries

Sector: Church

Formal group: Churches

Resources: Fisheries