The battle for the Rai (1898)

Lynne Lochhead[1] New Zealand in the 1890s saw growing support for conservation and scenery preservation, manifested among other ways in the formation of scenery preservation societies. The Dunedin and Suburban…

Review: Making Sheep Country

REVIEW: Robert Peden, Making Sheep Country: Mount Peel Station and the Transformation of the Tussock Lands, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2011, 280 pp, ISBN 978-1-86940-485-7. Jonathan West[1] One winter not…

Editorial Introduction

Paul Star The existence of the journal Environment and Nature in New Zealand (ENNZ) has long relied on the enthusiasm and perseverance of its founder, James Beattie.  Now, after editing…