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Books by Abbott, Mick

Wild Heart: The possibility of wilderness in Aotearoa New Zealand

ISBN: 978 1 877578 20 5

Images of pristine forests, mountain ranges, untameable rivers and empty expanses of coastline are the key attraction in how we promote Aotearoa New Zealand internationally: '100% Pure' no less. Such wildness is at this nation's psychological and physical core.

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Making Our Place: Exploring land-use tensions in Aotearoa New Zealand

ISBN: 978 1 877372 88 9

Fascination with the interplay of people and place inspired the editors to bring together New Zealanders from differing backgrounds and disciplines to explore some of the stories and sites of conflict and change to be found amongst our sacred, historic, rural, urban and coastal landscapes. All engage with the underlying question: are there better ways to reconcile the tensions inherent in our struggles with the land and each other?