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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography


Tim Higham

Tim’s love of wild places and writing has taken him around the world, from our southernmost national parks and nature reserves, to Antarctica, and through Asia and the Pacific with the United Nations Environment Programme. More recently he’s championed the work of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park and Predator Free 2050. Tim has written on science and environmental matters for broadcast and print media, winning a Qantas Media Award, the SATPAC Prize for science journalism and the New Zealand Association of Scientists’ Journalism Prize. His latest book is called Island Notes: Finding My Place on Aotea Great Barrier Island. He lives in his off-grid home on Aotea Great Barrier Island.

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