1996 New Zealand Labour Party campaign
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1996 New Zealand Labour Party campaign

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Published by Dept. of Management Communication, University of Waikato in Hamilton, N.Z .
Written in English


  • Elections -- New Zealand,
  • New Zealand -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

StatementDr. Juliet Roper
SeriesWorking paper series (University of Waikato. Dept. of Management Communication) -- 2000-9, Public affairs and election campaign -- no.2
ContributionsUniversity of Waikato. Dept. of Management Communication., University of Waikato. Waikato Management School.
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19540401M

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