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About the AAG

The AAG aims to enhance the role of New Zealand based resource management and environmental law academics and foster the strongest possible links between the academy and the RMLA. The AAG provides a source of information about matters of particular interest to those in the academic community, and a forum for discussion of academic-related issues of interest to RMLA members.

AAG members

Members of the AAG include academics and senior practioners from all over New Zealand with an interest in environmental and resource management law and practice.  

News, events & publications

Gerald Torres to meet with RMLA AAG

RMLA AAG members are delighted that Professor Gerald Torres, a leading figure in critical race theory, environmental law and federal Indian Law at Cornell Law School has agreed to meet with the Group during the forthcoming RMLA Annual Conference to be held in Tauranga on 24-26 September 2015.

Major new environmental law text by AAG members

RMLA AAG member David Grinlinton, together with other AAG colleagues including Klaus Bosselmann, Trevor Daya-Winterbottom, Prue Taylor, Ceri Warnock and Nicola Wheen have provided integral contributions to a major new work on environmental law, Environmental Law in New Zealand published in June 2015 by Thomson Reuters..

Ceri Warnock on the Urgenda v Netherlands decision

RMLA AAG member and recipient of the New Zealand Law Foundation’s 2014 International Research Fellowship Ceri Warnock has published an analysis of the groundbreaking decision of a District Court in the Hague on the OUP Academic Insights for the Thinking World website. Ceri’s highly recommended article "Reconceptualising the Role of the New Zealand Environment Court" is also available for a short time free of charge on the OUP Journal of Environmental Law website.