Review: Seabird Genius

REVIEW: Neville Peat, Seabird Genius: The Story of L. E. Richdale, the Royal Albatross, and the Yellow-eyed Penguin, Otago University Press, 2011, 279 pp, ISBN 978-1-877578-11-3. Paul Star[1] One way…

Review: Ikawai

REVIEW: R. M. McDowall, Ikawai: Freshwater Fishes in Māori Culture and Economy, Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2011, 832 pp, ISBN 978-1-877257-86-5. Ian C. Duggan[1] Bob McDowall was known to every…

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…