General reading

Listed by date


Hutching, Gerard, 1998The Natural World of New Zealand. Viking, Penguin Books (NZ) Ltd. pp 169-172.

Climo, G. & Ballance, A. 1997Hoki – the story of a kākāpō. Godwit Publishing.

Heather, B. & Robertson, H. 1996Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand. Viking.

Morris, R. and Smith, H. 1995Wild South: Saving New Zealand’s Endangered Birds. 2nd ed. TVNZ and Random House NZ Ltd.

Gaze, P. 1994Rare and Endangered New Zealand Birds: Conservation and Management. Canterbury University Press.

Adams, D. & Cawardine, M. 1990Last Chance to See. Heinemann.

Butler, D. 1989Quest for the Kākāpō. Heinemann Reed.

Forshaw, J.M. & Cooper, W.T. 1989Parrots of the World. 3rd (revised) ed. Lansdowne Press. pp 296-299.

Cemmick, D. & Veitch, D. 1987Kākāpō Country: the story of the world’s most unusual bird. Hodder & Stoughton.

Best, H.A. & Powlesland, R.G. 1985Kākāpō. J. McIndoe & New Zealand Wildlife Service.

Merton, D.V. 1985. in Robertson, C.J.R. (ed.) Reader’s Digest Complete Book of New Zealand Birds.Sydney: Reader’s Digest Services. pp 242-243.

King, C.M. 1984Immigrant Killers: introduced predators and the conservation of birds in New Zealand.Oxford University Press.

Turbott, E.G. 1967Buller’s Birds of New Zealand. Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd.


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