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  • Helen Smaill's Photograph Album: Traces of care in the mission archive 

    Lubcke, Antje
    For my thirtieth birthday my mother gave me a photograph album she had compiled using an online template that was then printed and sent to her home. She had spent hours looking through old photographic prints that she keeps ...
  • From glass plate to album: New Hebrides mission photographs in the album of Reverend William Veitch Milne 

    Lubcke, Antje
    Mission photography and missionary photographers have been neglected in histories of the medium in New Zealand, as have photograph albums. The wealth of mission photographs held at the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New ...
  • The Legal Status of Life Before Birth 

    Peart, Nicola
    This paper discusses the changing legal status of various life forms before birth. The author begins by distinguishing between a living organism within a woman’s body (from conception to birth stored embryos and gametes) ...
  • Trust Issues for Separating Elderly Spouses of Partners 

    Peart, Nicola
    This paper addresses how the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (PRA) may affect elderly people, particularly where the parties have assets from a prior relationship. The author considers what happens to their property if ...
  • Privacy and Access to Information 

    Mize, Selene; Dawson, John; Peart, Nicola
    This paper provides an overview of New Zealand law concerning privacy and access to information research. The authors discuss the issues researchers most commonly confront, particularly matters of privacy when personal ...
  • Children as Research Participants 

    Peart, Nicola; Foley, Mary; Henaghan, Mark
    Children have unique physical, psychological, mental and emotional characteristics which make them especially vulnerable. This paper considers the capacity for children to consent to participate in research, and the ...
  • Children's Interests in Division of Property on Relationship Breakdown 

    Peart, Nicola; Henaghan, M
    The breakdown of a marriage, civil union, or de facto relationship inevitably affects children of the relationship. The question this paper addresses is whether the interests of children should be taken into account in the ...
  • Family Finances on Death of a Spouse or Partner 

    Peart, Nicola; Briggs, Margaret; Henaghan, Mark
    On death there is an inevitable tension in succession law between property and family, between testamentary freedom and the deceased’s duty to provide for family members. This paper considers the relationship property ...
  • Intestate Succession in Australia and New Zealand 

    Peart, Nicola; Vines, Prue
    The rules of intestate succession in Australia and New Zealand have their origins in English law as a result of colonization. This article considers the historical development of intestate succession in Australia and New ...
  • Relationship Property Appeals in the New Zealand Court of Appeal 1958-2008: The Elusiveness of Equality 

    Peart, Nicola; Henaghan, M
    This paper addresses the lack of equality in relationship property appeals in the New Zealand Court of Appeal. The authors consider the historical development of legislative and common law relationship property appeals in ...
  • In Word, or Sigh, or Tear: Depression and End of Life Choices 

    Gavaghan, Colin
    This paper considers the potential threat legalizing voluntary euthanasia (VE) and assisted suicide (AS) may have upon the autonomy and safety of those diagnosed with, or suspected of being affected by, a depressive disorder. ...
  • Private International Law and Human Rights 

    Hook, Maria
    In this chapter, the author evaluates the extent to which New Zealand private international law may be inconsistent with New Zealand’s international human rights obligations. The chapter focuses on two main areas of potential ...
  • Indigenous Voices at Work 

    Roth, Paul
    ‘Indigenous Voices at Work’ surveys workplace issues that have faced Indigenous people in the common law countries of New Zealand, Australia, the United States, and Canada. Colonisation deprived many Indigenous people of ...
  • The Philosophical Underpinnings of Human Rights 

    Geddis, Andrew
    Once a conversation is started about “human rights”, two things quickly become apparent. First, there is a widespread agreement that human rights matter, and second, that there is extensive disagreement as to exactly what ...
  • The Protection and Conservation of Ecosystems and Species 

    Wheen, Nicola
    This chapter is included in New Zealand’s leading environmental law textbook. It describes and analyses New Zealand environmental law about the protection and conservation of species and ecosystems, and discusses some ...
  • Within the ZPD: Focussing on Harm and Interests 

    McDougall, Rosalind; Gillam, Lynn; Kerruish, Nikki; Snelling, Jeanne
    Harm is a crucial concept in the ZPD framework. The concept of probable harm to the child forms the outer limit of the zone of parental discretion, marking the point where parents' decisions should be overridden. This ...
  • Being Yourself: Authentic Decision-Making and Depression 

    Wall, Jesse
    This chapter discusses authentic decision-making as it relates to depression based on three parallel concepts found in philosophy, psychology, and the law. Since major depression is characterised (amongst other things) by ...
  • Ethical Issues in Insider-Outsider Research 

    Toy-Cronin, Bridgette
    A substantial literature has developed within the humanities and social sciences about ‘insider research.’ This article considers the advantages (including greater access, understanding and rapport) and disadvantages (lack ...
  • Equity and Māori 

    Ruru, Jacinta
    This chapter concerns the impact of trusts law and equitable principles and rules on a number of Māori related issues. In particular, the chapter focuses on the range of unique Māori land trusts that are growing in popularity ...

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