TITLE

New Zealand a Future Maker?

AUTHOR(S)
Curtis, Yvonne
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Future Times;2009, Vol. 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article urges readers to participate in the FutureMakers project organized by Landcare Research, Institute of Policy Studies, and Secondary Futures, as well as an announcement of the availability of the Thought Starters cards.
ACCESSION #
37811061

 

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