Foreword (by Sir Alan Mark) Preface Chapter 1: Introduction: Are we environmental leaders or laggards? Chapter 2: Manapouri and the advent of the `environmental era' Chapter 3: `Think big' and its unintended consequences Chapter 4: New Zealand's environmental governance gets a makeover Chapter 5: A strengthening Maori voice in resource management Chapter 6: Death by a thousand cuts? The emergence of the `intractable issues' Chapter 7: Climate change: A quarter of a century of lost opportunity Chapter 8: Governing for the future: Barriers to environmental leadership Chapter 9: Reflecting on half a century: How far have we come? Notes Bibliography Index
Catherine Knight is the author of `New Zealand's Rivers: An environmental history' (CUP, 2016) which was long-listed for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017, short-listed for the New Zealand Heritage Book Awards and selected as one of the Listener's Best Books for 2016. Her 2014 book `Ravaged Beauty: An environmental history of the Manawatu' (Dunmore Press) won the J.M. Sherrard Award in New Zealand Regional and Local History, and Palmerston North Heritage Trust's inaugural award for the best work of history relating to the Manawatu. Catherine is a policy and communications consultant and lives with her family on a small farmlet in the Manawatu.