Kupe’s law vs Cooks law

The previous National Government’s decision to include references to tikanga in the Marine and Coastal Area Act has come home to roost because it has resulted in a complete distortion of the common law.”, says Act NZ.

To read the full press release see: https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA2106/S00040/is-tikanga-now-the-law.htm

Does this mean we now have Kupe’s law (tikunga) and Cook’s law (common law)?

NOTE: The Attorney General will join the appeal to the Court of Appeal as what’s known as an “intervenor”. See http://www.landownerscoalition.co.nz/2021/06/05/191/