20 February 2008
NineToNoon: Constitutional Change, the Queen, and the Republic
I was on Kathryn Ryan's show today discussing some of the constitutional issues about changing our Head of State: > NineToNoon: "Law, Dean Knight" (20.02.2008) [mp3] (or streaming audio) Below are some relevant sources: - Geoffrey Palmer and Matthew Palmer, Bridled Power: New Zealand's Constitution and Government (2004, OUP, Oxford), Chapter 4, "The Monarchy: When Will New Zealand Become a Republic?" 52 - Raymond Miller (ed), New Zealand Government & Politics (4 ed, 2006, OUP, Oxford), Chapter 2.2, Bruce V Harris, "Constitutional Change" 115 & Noel Cox and Raymond Miller, "Head of State" 130. - Philip A Joseph, Constitutional and Administrative Law (3 ed, 2007, Brookers, Wellington), Chapter 16, "The Crown" 583 - Colin James (ed), Building a Constitution (Institute of Policy Studies, Wellington, 2000), Chapter 11, Andrew Ladley, "Who Should be Head of State?", 267-275 - F M Brookfield, "Republican New Zealand: Legal Aspects and Consequences"  NZ Law Review 310 - B V Harris, "The Constitutional Future of New Zealand"  NZ Law Review 269 - Matthew SR Palmer, "What is New Zealand's constitution and who interprets it? Constitutional realism and the importance of public office-holders" (2006) 17 Public Law Review 133 - Matthew SR Palmer, "New Zealand Constitutional Culture" (2007) 22 New Zealand Universities Law Review 565 - Constitutional Arrangements Committtee, Inquiry to review New Zealand's existing consitutional arragements (August 2005).