Elizabeth Macpherson

Associate ProfessorDr Elizabeth Macpherson

Meremere 312
Internal Phone: 95459


Research Interests

My research interests are in indigenous and environmental rights to natural resources in comparative contexts. I have a particular interest in indigenous rights to water in Australasia and Latin America.

Recent Publications

  • Macpherson EJ. (2019) Indigenous Water Rights in Law and Regulation: Lessons from Comparative Experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 291. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108611091.
  • Fisher K., Makey L., Macpherson E., Paul A., Rennie H., Talbot-Jones J. and Jorgensen E. (2022) Broadening environmental governance ontologies to enhance ecosystem-based management in Aotearoa New Zealand. Maritime Studies 21(4): 609-629. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40152-022-00278-x.
  • Macpherson E. (2022) Can Western Water Law Become More ‘Relational’? A Survey of Comparative Laws affecting Water across Australasia and the Americas. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand TNZR http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03036758.2022.2143383.
  • Macpherson E., Banwell J., Makgill R. and Paul A. (2022) Trans­-Tasman Resources v Taranaki­ Whanganui Conservation Board [2021] NZSC 127: A New “High-Water Mark” for Seabed Mining. New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law 25: 277-291.
  • Macpherson E., Jefferson DJ. and Moe S. (2022) The future of corporate governance: what if the trees had a say? Institute of Directors New Zealand.