The second issue for the year features a number of articles and reviews of topical interest. David Calderwood examines the history of A Rocha, a Christian environmental organisation, and explores the historical roots of Christian attitudes to the environment, and focuses on A Rocha in New Zealand. Petra Jane Edmunds zooms in on Memorial Park, Hamilton, to provide a casestudy of the city beautiful movement in New Zealand in the early twentieth century. Julian Kuzma reviews Wetlands of New Zealand: A Bitter-Sweet Story by Janet Hunt, the Montana New Zealand Book Awards winner: Environment category. Finally, John P. Adam discusses the recently-held symposium on Sir James
Hector (1834-1907).