Sustainable energy management in New Zealand

improvements required in government policy : report to the House of Representatives

Publisher: Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment in Wellington, N.Z

Written in English
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  • Energy policy -- New Zealand.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Government policy -- New Zealand.,
  • Energy conservation -- New Zealand.

Edition Notes

Statement[investigation team, Dana Rachelle Peterson, Lucy Harper, Marion B. Sanson ; editor, Barbara Harford].
ContributionsPeterson, Dana R., Harper, Lucy M., Sanson, Marion B., Harford, Barbara., New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives., New Zealand. Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9502.N472 S87 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 53 p.;
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1170470M
ISBN 100908804334
LC Control Number94153112
OCLC/WorldCa33403960

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