Castles in the Sand: The Transformation of New Zealand's Coast
Raewyn Peart explores the social, political and economic factors that have fuelled the development of the coastline. She looks at the tension between private and public interests, Maori and Pakeha, environmental preservation and development, and the responsibilities of central and local government.
Raewyn Peart is a Senior Policy Analyst for the Environmental Defence Society, a not-for-profit advocacy organisation consisting largely of resource management professionals. She is a qualified lawyer and has worked in the field of resource management for more than 15 years.