Transcript of Interview with Paul Temm QC – on High Court decision Maori rights to traditional fisheries



This edited transcript of a interview with Paul Temm QC and former Waitangi Tribunal Member, follows Justice Williams decision in the High Court confirming Maori fishing rights as guaranteed under the Treaty of Waitangi. Paul Temm explains the background and implication of the decision. The interviewer is unknown.

Table of contents

Questions include: How has the Treaty been regarded in the past by the courts?, Do you think that this decision is going to change anything?, How will it be implemented?, Will there be parallel laws governing fishing grounds?



Primary author: Unknown

Publisher: Unknown

Publication format: Informal notes, Legal decision, Speech

Publication date:

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: 343.07692 TEM- Filing cabinet

Content type: Treaty generally

Tikanga Māori: General

Informal group: Māori, Migrant

Culture related topics: Concept of culture

General related topics: First Peoples’ rights

Historical period: 20th

Related people: Paul Temm

Resources: Culture, Waterways