A Natural and Cultural History
Auckland University Press
Hardback, 260 x 224 mm, 300 pages
Mid-JUNE 2017, $75.00
Tōtara has been central to life in this country for thousands of years. This book tells a great tree’s story, and that is our story too.
Born, raised and now living in Takaka, Philip studied botany at Canterbury University and UC Santa Barbara. He worked in soil conservation, environmental education, and ecology in the public service before becoming a botanical consultant and author.