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Books by Ruru, Jacinta

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?

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Beyond the Scene: Landscape and identity in Aotearoa New Zealand

ISBN: 978 1 877372 81 0

What contribution does landscape make to our sense of identity? For Beyond the Scene the editors asked eleven writers to choose a landscape that was important to them and to write it from the perspective of their life experience and knowledge. From farmer to art historian and film critic, geographer and planner to lawyer, from landscape architect to poet and environmentalist – these are diverse voices.