by Mike Paterson
Thirty -five years ago, Marsden Point was little more than an isolated cluster of holiday baches overloooking a peaceful harbour. Now it is a me that means different things to different people, but is familiar to all and has come to represent a microcosm of the major issues facing New Zealand, From energy self-sufficiency to industrial relations and deregulation, Marsden Point has never been far fro the headlines.
through eye-witness accounts, The Point at Issue examines thirty -five years of debates, political dealing, conflict , shifting fortunes and , above all, endeavour surrounding the Marsden Point refinery, It offers insights and first -hand accounts of both the personalities and the behind-the scenes action which helped to shape New Zealand reading for an understanding of the social and economic consequences of energy politics in his country .
Excellent condition 1991,243 pages