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Oceans management at the local level: Research report for the Oceans Policy Secretariat

Publication date:  May 2003
Publication reference number:  No number

This report presents the results of a survey of 13 local authorities and three Department of Conservation conservancies. The research identified issues facing local government and others at the sub-national level in managing the oceans under existing legislative and policy frameworks. Specifically, it sought to explore experiences of management agencies in dealing with key issues and identify barriers to, and success factors for, effective oceans management.