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Neville Peat

Neville Peat has written extensively about the geography and natural history of southern New Zealand, the setting for many of Sir Tim Wallis’s adventures and business operations. For his series of books on Dunedin as well as for his work in the environmental field, Neville was awarded the inaugural Dunedin Citizen of the Year title in 1994.
 
Neville is an award-winning author, who is a fifth-generation descendant of Scottish pioneers in Otago. He has also been an Otago Regional Councillor.

Selected bibliography:
  • Tokelau: Atoll Associate of New Zealand paintings by Maurice Conly (Compatriot Press 1984).
  • The World of Albatrosses illustrated by Chris Gaskin (Hodder & Stoughton 1991).
  • The World of Penguins illustrated by Chris Gaskin (Hodder & Stoughton 1991).
  • Winging It!: The Adventures of Tim Wallis (Longacre Press 2006).
Awards:
  • Creative New Zealand Michael King Writers’ Fellowship 2007.
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