Rob Suisted is a Wellington-based photographer and conservationist who combines his passion for wildlife and magnificent scenery with a successful photographic library. His wildlife and scenic images are well known throughout New Zealand and have appeared in numerous calendars, books and magazines. He is the author of several books published by New Holland including New Zealand Panorama, Scenic New Zealand, New Zealand Landmarks and Wellington and Beyond. In 2011 he was awarded runner-up for the Whitcoulls Pictorial Travel Book of the Year Award for Majestic New Zealand, also published by New Holland. Alison Dench is a highly skilled researcher, who writes, edits and designs books. Her most recent book Museums to Visit in New Zealand was published in 2010. She has written several books for New Holland Publishers, including Extreme New Zealand and Walking the Waitakere Ranges with Lee-Anne Parore. Alison is an outdoor enthusiast who lives in Arrowtown, in the South Island.