The Māori Law Review is proud to have an association with the Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington and Buddle Findlay New Zealand lawyers.

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The Review is produced with assistance from Victoria University.


Indigenous Law Speaker Series 2014

Constitutional development and decolonisation in the South Pacific – Professor Tony Angelo from Victoria University of Wellington will deliver the next of our 2014 lunchtime seminars on 31 July 2014 at the Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington.

Professor Jon Altman, The Australian National University, gave the first of our 2014 lunchtime seminars on 13 February 2014 at the Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington. Download Professor Altman’s paper – The political ecology and political economy of the Indigenous land titling ‘revolution’ in Australia.

Indigenous Law Speaker Series 2013

The Māori Law Review hosted four lunchtime seminars during August 2013 at the Law Library, Victoria University of Wellington. Download Eileen Luna-Firebaugh’s paper – Indigenous on the Margins.

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2014

The Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition is open for 2014. Entries close on 1 October 2014. Read more here.

Laura Hardcastle won the 2013 competition sponsored by the Māori Law Review.

The 2012 competition was won by law student Laura Lincoln. Laura’s win was announced on 3 October 2012 at the function held to celebrate the re-launch of the Māori Law Review.

Useful links

New Zealand legislation

Māori Land Court and Māori Appellate Court judgments

New Zealand Legal Information Institute

Te Kaupapa Reo-a-Ture – The Legal Māori Project