ENNZ November 2012

A new bumper issue of Environment and Nature in New Zealand is available  (Vol 7, Numbers 1-2). This is the first issue published under the editorship of Paul...

Living with Fire

Living with Fire People, Nature and History in Steels Creek (CSIRO Publishing, 2012). ISBN: 9780643104792 Late on the afternoon of 7 February 2009, the day that came to be known as Black Saturday, the Kinglake plateau carried a massive conflagration down the fringing...

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 to approach environmental history is through the lives of those who...

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 freshwater ecologist in New Zealand, owing to an extremely...

New Book: Living with Fire

Living with Fire People, Nature and History in Steels Creek by Christine Hansen and Tom Griffiths (CSIRO Publishing, 2012). ISBN: 9780643104792 On 23 November 2012, a new book by Christine Hansen and Tom Griffiths was launched in one of the communities that suffered...