Dunedin City and its environs are home to an amazing range of habitats, landscapes, plants, animals, birds, insects and geological features. This well-illustrated book introduces a magnificent natural environment, extending from a sea coast inhabited by albatrosses, penguins, sea lions, dolphins and whales to a harsh but biodiverse alpine zone on inland mountains.
Montana New Zealand Book Awards Natural Heritage Category winner 1996
‘. . . destined to become a standard companion for the student interest in the local environment, whether it be for study or strolling the countryside.’
Critic, University of Otago
‘. . . that rare thing – an authoritative book that will be enjoyed by the general reader.’
New Zealand Backpackers News
‘. . . building an overall sense of the richness of the enlarged city, and of places to go, what to look out for.’