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Chatham Islands
Chatham Islands

Chatham Islands

Heritage and Conservation

Edited by Colin Miskelly


224 Pages, 7.25 x 9.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $32.95)

Publication Date: April 2009

ISBN 9781877257780

Rights: WOR X NZ

Canterbury University Press (Apr 2009)

Price: $29.95


Revised and expanded to include up-to-date information, this new edition describes the Chatham Islands with emphasis on their geology, flora, fauna, habitats, and extinct and endangered species on land, in freshwater, and in the sea. Beginning with an introduction to the human history of the islands, this guide enumerates the many reserves and covenants that have been established to protect and conserve the islands' heritage. The nonscientific approach makes this an easily accessible, comprehensive overview of the islands supplemented by beautiful color photography. Visitors, residents, conservationists, and scientists will find this a practical guide to the natural habitat of the Chatham Islands.

Author Biography

Colin Miskelly works for the department of conservation in Wellington. He has been involved with conservation work on the Chatham Islands since 1998 and has published many technical articles on the ecology and conservation of Chatham Island birds.