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The Kauri Tree, the Trespasser and Legal Personhood

I was the lawyer representing Michael Tavares, a courageous young man who climbed a centuries-old Kauri tree in Titirangi in Auckland’s west to save it from destruction. He was charged with trespass after sitting in the tree for 81 hours. Many people have … Continue reading

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