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New Zealand oceans governance:calming turbulent waters?


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Vince, J and Haward, M 2009 , 'New Zealand oceans governance:calming turbulent waters?' , Marine Policy, vol. 33, no. 2 , pp. 412-418 , doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2008.09.004.

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In March 2000, New Zealand began the development of a national oceans policy. The oceans policy has
weathered a number of challenges, most notably the dispute between Maori and the Crown over title to
coastal land and water. This dispute stalled the development process in mid 2003 until work
recommenced in November 2005. This paper analyses developments in New Zealand oceans
governance, identifying the interaction between state, community and market as important influences
that can help explain complexities of policy development, lack of sectoral integration and a change in
policy direction.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Vince, J and Haward, M
Keywords: New Zealand, Oceans governance, Oceans policy, Policy development, Exclusive Economic Zone
Journal or Publication Title: Marine Policy
ISSN: 0308-597X
DOI / ID Number: 10.1016/j.marpol.2008.09.004
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