What happens when a river owns itself? The case of the Whanganui River, New Zealand



Julia Talbot-Jones, PhD student, Resources, Environment, and Development Program, Crawford School, ANU.


Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU


Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00

This week New Zealand granted the Whanganui River legal standing, shifting ownership of the riverbed from the New Zealand government to the river itself. In her final PhD presentation, Julia Talbot-Jones, examines the economic and behavioural implications of this property rights change.

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