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Professor Nicola Wheen

BA LLM(Otago)

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Contact

Tel +64 3 479 8866
Office 9th Floor - 9N11
Email nicola.wheen@otago.ac.nz

Teaching

Nicola teaches and convenes Public Law, Environmental Law and International Environmental Law.

Research interests

Nicola's research interests include environmental law, public law, Te Tiriti o Waitangi / Treaty of Waitangi, and international environmental law.

She is also a member of the Coastal People: Southern Skies collaboration that connects communities with world-leading, cross-discipline research to rebuild coastal ecosystems.

Coastal People: Southern Skies

Background

Nicola joined the Faculty as a student in 1984.

Photo: IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium, Baltimore 2012, courtesy of the University of Maryland.

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Publications

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B., & Wheen, N. R. (2020). Shark Experience Ltd v PauaMAC5 Inc: Missed opportunities? New Zealand Universities Law Review, 29(1), 181-196.

Wheen, N., & Baillie, H. (2019). GMOs, pests and participatory and representative democracy in decision-making about GM activities in New Zealand. Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 22(2), 257-276. doi: 10.4337/apjel.2019.02.04

Wheen, N. R. (2018). International Whaling Commission (IWC). Yearbook of International Environmental Law, 29, 495-505. doi: 10.1093/yiel/yvz041

Wheen, N. (2018). Shark cage diving and hunting, killing and catching wildlife under the Wildlife Act 1953. Resource Management Journal, (November), 14-18.

Wheen, N. R. (2018). The protection and conservation of ecosystems and species. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (2nd ed.) (pp. 909-980). Wellington, New Zealand: Reuters.

Strack, M., Wheen, N., Lovelock, B., & Carr, A. (Eds.). (2018). Riverscapes: Research essays on the social context of southern catchments of Aotearoa New Zealand. Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago, 102p.

Edited Book - Research

Warnock, C., & Wheen, N. (Eds.). (2014). Environmental legislation handbook 2014. Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters, 1337p.

Edited Book - Research

Wheen, N. R., & Hayward, J. (Eds.). (2012). Treaty of Waitangi settlements. Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books, 283p.

Edited Book - Research

Hayward, J., & Wheen, N. R. (Eds.). (2004). The Waitangi Tribunal: Te Roopu Whakamana i te Tiriti o Waitangi. Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books, 296p.

Edited Book - Research

Wheen, N. (2018). Southern catchments and the evolution of New Zealand's environmental law. In M. Strack, N. Wheen, B. Lovelock & A. Carr (Eds.), Riverscapes: Research essays on the social context of southern catchments of Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 31-46). Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. (2017). Squid Fishery Management Company Ltd v Ministry of Fisheries CD 39/04, 7 April 2004: Judgement. In E. McDonald, R. Powell, M. Stephens & R. Hunter (Eds.), Feminist judgements of Aotearoa New Zealand: Te Rino: A two-stranded rope. (pp. 370-387). Oxford, UK: Hart.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R. (2015). The protection and conservation of ecosystems and species. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (pp. 855-920). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Chapter in Book - Research

Warnock, C., & Wheen, N. (2014). Introduction. In C. Warnock & N. Wheen (Eds.), Environmental legislation handbook 2014. (pp. 2-28). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. (2013). An updated history of New Zealand environmental law. In E. Pawson & T. Brooking (Eds.), Making a new land: Environmental histories of New Zealand. (pp. 277-292). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R., & Hayward, J. (2012). Conclusion. In N. R. Wheen & J. Hayward (Eds.), Treaty of Waitangi settlements. (pp. 201-203). Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R., & Hayward, J. (2012). The meaning of Treaty settlements and the evolution of the Treaty settlement process. In N. R. Wheen & J. Hayward (Eds.), Treaty of Waitangi settlements. (pp. 13-25). Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R. (2008). Hector's and Maui's dolphins. In K. Bosselmann, R. Engel & P. Taylor (Eds.), Governance for sustainability: Issues, challenges, successes. (pp. 237-246). Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R. (2008). Waitutu block and Tutae-Ka-Wetoweto indigenous forests. In K. Bosselmann, R. Engel & P. Taylor (Eds.), Governance for sustainability: Issues, challenges, successes. (pp. 227-235). Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R., & Ruru, J. (2004). The environmental reports. In J. Hayward & N. R. Wheen (Eds.), The Waitangi Tribunal: Te Roopu Whakamana i te Tiriti o Waitangi. (pp. 97-112). Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R. (2003). Environmental law: The research facility. In J. Dawson & N. Peart (Eds.), The law of research: A guide. (pp. 105-132). Dunedin: University of Otago Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R., & Adams, J. (2003). Environmental law: Field work. In J. Dawson & N. Peart (Eds.), The law of research: A guide. (pp. 133-154). Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R. (2002). A history of New Zealand environmental law. In E. Pawson & T. Brooking (Eds.), Oxford Environmental Histories of New Zealand. (pp. 261-274). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Wheen, N. R. (2018). The protection and conservation of ecosystems and species. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (2nd ed.) (pp. 909-980). Wellington, New Zealand: Reuters.

Chapter in Book - Other

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B., & Wheen, N. R. (2020). Shark Experience Ltd v PauaMAC5 Inc: Missed opportunities? New Zealand Universities Law Review, 29(1), 181-196.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N., & Baillie, H. (2019). GMOs, pests and participatory and representative democracy in decision-making about GM activities in New Zealand. Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 22(2), 257-276. doi: 10.4337/apjel.2019.02.04

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. (2018). Shark cage diving and hunting, killing and catching wildlife under the Wildlife Act 1953. Resource Management Journal, (November), 14-18.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2018). International Whaling Commission (IWC). Yearbook of International Environmental Law, 29, 495-505. doi: 10.1093/yiel/yvz041

Journal - Research Article

Baillie, H. M., & Wheen, N. (2017). Public participation and genetically modified organisms. Resource Management Journal, (November), 22-25.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2016). International Whaling Commission (IWC). Yearbook of International Environmental Law, 27, 540-547. doi: 10.1093/yiel/yvx075

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2016). Marine protected areas in the exclusive economic zone: UNCLOS or the TPPA's looming presence? Otago Law Review, 14(2), 351-359.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2016). Sea change: The Resource Legislation Amendment Bill's proposed amendments to the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012. Resource Management Journal, August, 13-17.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. (2015). Undermining conservation? The 2013 changes to the Crown Minerals Act 1991, s 61 and Schedule 4. Resource Management Journal, (August), 10-14.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2014). International Whaling Commission (IWC). Yearbook of International Environmental Law, 25(1), 613-622. doi: 10.1093/yiel/yvv056

Journal - Research Article

Warnock, C., & Wheen, N. (2012). Sex work in New Zealand: The re-importation of moral majoritarianism in regulating a decriminalized industry. Canadian Journal of Women & the Law, 24(2), 414-438. doi: 10.3138/cjwl.24.2.414

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2012). How the law lets down the 'down-under dolphin': Fishing-related mortality of marine animals and the law in New Zealand. Journal of Environmental Law, 24(3), 477-497. doi: 10.1093/jel/eqs017

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N., & Ruru, J. (2011). Providing for Rāhui in the law of Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of the Polynesian Society, 120(2), 169-182.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2009). Legislating for indigenous peoples' ownership and management of minerals: A New Zealand case study on pounamu. Management of Environmental Quality, 20(5), 551-565. doi: 10.1108/14777830910981212

Journal - Research Article

Warnock, C., & Wheen, N. (2008). Climate change, wildlife movement and the law: A case study from New Zealand. Commonwealth Law Bulletin, 34(3), 527-550. doi: 10.1080/03050710802038379

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2005). Belief and environmental decision-making: Some recent New Zealand experience. Journal of Environmental Law & Practice, 15(3), 297-317.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2004). Genetic modification, risk assessment, and Maori belief under New Zealand's Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996. Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 8(3-4), 141-176.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2002). Fairness and indigenous forests law in New Zealand. Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 7, 7-24.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2002). Foul play? Government and the SILNA forests. New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law, 6, 279-296.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2001). Desperate remedies and the West Coast sawmillers. New Zealand Universities Law Review, 19, 351-366.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2001). The SILNA saga continues: Guest editorial. Butterworths Resource Management Bulletin, 1-4.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R., Juric, B., & Holt, A. (1998). Satisfaction with environmental perspectives: Survey results. Environmental Perspectives, 20, 9-11.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (1997). A natural flow: a history of water law in New Zealand. Otago Law Review, 9, 71-110.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (1997). The Resource Management Act 1991 - A "greener law for water"? New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law, 1, 165-198.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (1996). Seizing the shore: Falkner v Gisborne District Council. Bill of Rights Bulletin, (1), 2-8.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. (1995). The angle grinder, the swastika, and the airport: Resource management and the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990. Bill of Rights Bulletin, 4, 54-60.

Journal - Research Article

Wheen, N. R. (2015). [Review of the book Focus on resource management law]. Resource Management Journal, (April), 22-23. [Book Review].

Journal - Research Other

Wheen, N. (2013). [Review of the book Environmental law for a sustainable society]. Resource Management Journal, (August), 32-33. [Book Review].

Journal - Research Other

Wheen, N. R. (2007). [Review of the book Foreshore and seabed]. Otago Law Review, 11(3), 513-522.

Journal - Research Other

Wheen, N. (2005). [Review of the book Differential treatment in international environmental law]. Otago Law Review, 11(1), 149-150.

Journal - Research Other

Wheen, N. R. (1998). The RMA: A "tool of social engineering?" Environmental Perspectives, 18, 5-9.

Journal - Research Other

Wheen, N. R. (1998). [Review of the book International environmental law, policy and ethics]. Environmental Perspectives, 19, 10.

Journal - Research Other

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