Indigenous Rights to Natural Resources in Australia and New Zealand: Kereru, Dugong and Pounamu

  title={Indigenous Rights to Natural Resources in Australia and New Zealand: Kereru, Dugong and Pounamu},
  author={Meredith Gibbs},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Environmental Management},
  pages={138 - 151}
  • M. Gibbs
  • Published 1 January 2003
  • Political Science
  • Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
Indigenous peoples' claims to use and manage natural resources have caused controversy in recent times. One notable example is the current debate surrounding the claims by indigenous groups to harvest, as of right, wildlife and other culturally important resources. Here some contemporary manifestations of indigenous rights to use and manage resources are examined taking three examples from Australia and New Zealand: kereru, dugong and pounamu. The case studies reveal a spectrum of contemporary… 

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