2 edition of Land tenure in the Cook Islands found in the catalog.
Land tenure in the Cook Islands
R. G. Crocombe
Bibliography: p. -172.
|Statement||[by] R.G. Crocombe. Published in association with the Australian National University.|
|LC Classifications||HD1121.C6 C7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 180 p.|
|Number of Pages||180|
|LC Control Number||64054736|
One of the problems of most concern to the Kwara'ae people of Mala'ita in Solomon Islands is what is happening to their land or, rather, to the traditional system for managing land "customary land tenure." A familiar way of describing the problem is summarized by the Mala'ita Provincial Planning Office when it points out that "Land tenure is the main . (60k) Land Issues In The Pacific edited by Ron Crocombe and Malama Maleisea. Published by the Institute of Pacific Studies. ISBN Recommended retail price $ This authoritative set of essays on land tenure and development in the Pacific covers Hawai'i, Western Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Niue, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Cook Islands, Tonga, .
Draft Cook Islands Land Use Policy 4 2 National Sustainable Development Plan Living the Cook Islands Vision – a Challenge The Cook Islands National Vision embodies the aspirations of the people. This is the vision that the Cook Islands strive for in the “Te Kaveinga Nui”. The National Vision is expressed in Maori. Land tenure reforms, tenure security and food security in poor agrarian economies.
Land tenure and land conflict in the South Pacific. Published Jan Author S. Boydell. Background report for the South Pacific land tenure conflict symposium. namely Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu. More like this. Site. Land tenure in the Atolls: Cook Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Tokelau, Tuvalu / edited by R.G. Crocombe Institute of Pacific Studies of the University of the South Pacific [Suva, Fiji] Australian/Harvard Citation. Crocombe, R. G. & University .
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The book deals mainly with Rarotonga and the smaller neighboring islands of Atiu and Mauke. It is divided into three parts. Part I is a reconstruction of the social organization and land-tenure system of pre-contact Rarotonga.
Part I1 traces the effect of European contact on the land-tenure system during the course of the 19th : R. Crocombe. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crocombe, R.G.
Land tenure in the Cook Islands. Melbourne, New York, Oxford University Press, Land Tenure in the Cook Islands. Crocombe. Oxford University Press, - Land tenure - pages.
0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. CHAPTER. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Preface --Introduction Overview: The pattern of change in Pacific land tenures / Ron Crocombe Hawaii: Themes in land monopoly / Norman Meller, Robert H.
Horowitz The Society Islands: Squeezing out the Polynesians / Gabriel Tetiarahi The Cook Islands:. welcome. Land Court Services grew out of the need of a young woman born in the Cook Islands but not fortunate enough to have anyone to tutor her in the land tenure system nor to teach her where her ancestral lands were located.
When she reached the age of wanting to learn, she did not have the $ plus per hour that the local solicitors require to research and secure her. More books set in the Cook Islands: The Black Pearls by Richard MacAndrew The Book of Puka-Puka by Robert Dean Frisbie Collected Poems by Alistair Te Ariki Campbell The Dark Lord of Savaiki: Collected Poems by Alistair Te Ariki Campbell Doctor to the Islands by Tom Davis Don't Walk Under the Coconuts by Robert Lyman Borden.
Land tenure in the Cook Islands / Author: [by] R.G. Crocombe ; Published in association with the Australian National University.
Publication info: Melbourne ; New York: Oxford University Press, Format: Book. The Cook Islands are part of Oceania, a group of islands in the South Pacific roughly halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand, lying between American Samoa and Tahiti.
Their total area is 93 square miles ( square kilometers). The islands are dispersed over nearly two million square kilometers of ocean. Land tenure is the relationship that individuals and groups hold with respect to land and land-based resources, such as trees, minerals, pastures, and water.
Land tenure rules define the ways in which property rights to land are allocated, transferred, used, or. Ms Ranginui is fluent in spoken and written Cook Islands Maori. Ms Ranginui’s Kiwi husband Travis Moore is a retired builder and developer who himself has extensive knowledge of Cook Islands land tenure and represents major landowners and tourist accommodation owners both in the Cook Islands and offshore.
All land in the Cook Islands is customarily owned and is not available under freehold title. The maximum lease obtainable by a non-Cook Islander is 60 years.
All lease agreements that exceed five years require approval from the Leases Approval Committee. Biography. Ron Crocombe was born in Auckland, New Zealand, and was raised in Piopio in the King Country, before attending Otahuhu College in Auckland.
He later completed a degree from Auckland went to Rarotonga in the Cook Islands as Clerk of Works for the New Zealand colonial Government's Public Works Department in In he became the. Land Tenure in the Cook Islands in and (when anthropology was still a fledgling discipline), and edited and published Richard Gilson’s thesis as a book, The Cook Islandsno other detailed analysis of Cook Islands history and customary law has been published.
The purpose of this book is to re-examine primary. In common law systems, land tenure is the legal regime in which land is owned by an individual, who is said to "hold" the land. It determines who can use land, for how long and under what conditions.
Tenure may be based both on official laws and policies, and on informal customs. • Absentee land ownership in Cook Islands. iii) SETTLEMENT OF LAND DISPUTESinto customary land tenure issues across a spread of countries from East Timor to the Cook Islands.
Six of the case studies look at measures for strengthening rights in customary lands. land tenure systems. Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. The University graduated its first cohort of 32 students in and during the intervening years o graduates have successfully completed their studies.
The Southern Croup islands are, with two minor exceptions, of volcanic origin, and all eight islands lie within a radius of one hundred and fifty miles of Rarotonga, the administrative headquarters of the Government of the Cook Islands.
In area the islands range from Nassau which is only acres, to Rarotonga which cov : Ronald Gordon Crocombe. The Government records fall into three sequences. These are: the Native Land Court Titles Registers, which record the succession orders, leases, partition orders, determination of relative interests etc.
of any particular piece of land; The Native Land Court Minute-books, written in the courtroom by the presiding judge during the hearing, and also containing records. Book Description. Claims to land and territory are often a cause of conflict, and land issues present some of the most contentious problems for post-conflict peacebuilding.
Among the land-related problems that emerge during and after conflict are the exploitation of land-based resources in the absence of authority, the disintegration of. Land Tenure, Conservation and Development in Southeast Asia Peter Eaton No preview available - Return to culture: oral tradition and society in the Southern Cook IslandsReviews: 3.
John M. Ashley, in Food Security in the Developing World, Introduction. Land tenure is a complex social institution which governs the relationship among people with regard to assets such as land, water bodies and forests. It can have a legal or customary basis, or both.
Access to land for the rural poor is often based on custom rather than title deed."Land Tenure, Boundary Surveys, and Cadastral Systems by Donald A. Wilson and George M. Cole fills a serious abyss in the subject of land surveying. A review of the work’s contents definitely does not relegate the volume solely to an academic environment, but is a needed reference for surveyors, title researchers, and the legal profession.".The paper provides a brief history of land tenure laws in the Cook Islands and notes that traditionally, before land was slotted into a Western framework, landholders never assumed rights to land per se.
Instead, they had rights to membership of a descent group, which allocated its land among its members.