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Saving the Ranges: The First 40 Years of the Waitakere Ranges Protection Society

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The Waitakere Ranges Protection Society has fought to keep the Ranges a wild and wonderful place for 40 years. A proposed rubbish tip at Te Henga was the impetus for its formation in 1973. Since then, the Society's focus has grown to take in conservation of the whole of the Ranges environment, protecting its biodiversity and landscape values, and holding back the ...more
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published December 1st 2013 by Waitakere Ranges Protection Society
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Kathleen Dixon
Nov 02, 2014 Kathleen Dixon rated it liked it
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This thorough history is also full of photographs of the people who built the Protection Society (oh, the fashions of 40 years ago!), which enliven the text. For anyone without an intense interest in the Waitakere Ranges it will read a little like years of meeting minutes (the well-written ones, I hasten to add), however, the occasional 'insert' (such as the double page about the question of sewage) captures the attention.

I have read a fair deal about this subject over the years, and it was inte
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