Human rights in New Zealand
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Human rights in New Zealand the presentation of New Zealand"s report under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Geneva, November, 1983.

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Published by Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English



  • New Zealand.


  • Civil rights -- New Zealand.,
  • Human rights -- New Zealand.

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Edition Notes

SeriesInformation bulletin / New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs,, no. 6, Information bulletin (New Zealand. Ministry of Foreign Affairs) ;, no. 6.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Human Rights Committee.
LC ClassificationsJC599.N45 H86 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2565010M
LC Control Number85105674

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