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Implementing Sustainability: The New Zealand Experience

By: Caroline L Miller

248 pages, 3 black & white tables, 19 black & white halftones, 3 black & white line

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Dec 2010 | #189180 | ISBN-13: 9780415495516
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Hardback | Dec 2010 | #189179 | ISBN-13: 9780415495509
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About this book

New Zealand's Resource Management Act was the first and most extensive attempt to institute sustainability at a national level, covering all resources from land to water. This book provides a comprehensive account of the challenges of implementing sustainability. It offers a practitioner's insight into the RMA and spells out the lessons that can be applied to planning systems of other countries.


1. Introduction - Setting the Scene 2. Implementing Sustainability by Legislation - Institutions and Processes 3. Integrated Management and Regional Planning - Water, Air and Land 4. Urban Planning and the Built Environment 5. Energy and Infrastructure 6. Tangata Whenua and the Resource Management Act 7. The Profession, the Politicians and the Public 8. Conclusions - The Lessons from New Zealand

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