Title: Exotic Intruders

Author: Joan Druett

Publication details: Heinemann, 1983, Auckland

Digital publication kindly authorised by: Joan Druett

Part of: New Zealand Texts Collection

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Exotic Intruders

[general acknowledgements]

With any book with the scope of Exotic Intruders, the author must necessarily rely on the help of many people. Accordingly, the writer would like to thank the following people and organisations for their interest and information:

The staff of the New Zealand Room, Library of the University of Waikato; Ken Klitscher, Mike Nuttall and the Photo Library staff of the Forest Research Institute, Rotorua; Brian Morris, Chesterman Communications Ltd.; the Hocken Library, University of Otago; Mr Charles Bills; Stephen Innes, McNab—New Zealand Librarian, City of Dunedin Public Library; Richard Greenaway, New Zealand Room, Canterbury Public Library; Mrs Marie Ellis; Murray and Gloria Powell; Heather Knox, Photo Librarian, New Zealand Forest Service; the New Zealand Herald; Peter Bourke, Bill McNichol and the Waikato Times; Rose Young and the Waikato Art Museum; National Maritime Museum, London; Jack Churchouse and the Wellington Harbour Board Maritime Museum; the Agricultural Pests Destruction Council; Dr Phyllis Leigh for information on shipping fever; Belinda Greenwood, and other staff of the Alexander Turnbull Library; John Lomas, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries; Travis Flint, Neil Hyde and Cyril Evans, of the Quarantine Service; the Petre family; Wildlife Service of the Department of Internal Affairs; Fisheries Research Division, MAF; the Auckland Museum; Bryce Johnson, Director, National Executive of New Zealand Acclimatisation Societies; the Wellington Acclimatisation Society; Graeme Hughes and the Waitaki Valley Acclimatisation Society; the Auckland Acclimatisation Society; Mr Webb and the North Canterbury Acclimatisation Society; South Canterbury Acclimatisation Society; the Otago Acclimatisation Society; the Southland Acclimatisation Society; the Wellington Zoo; the Wellington Public Library; the Auckland Zoo; the Auckland Public Library; Orana Park Wildlife Trust. And finally, many thanks to my husband, Ron Druett, for his patience and the pictures; and to David Ling, Editorial Director, Heinemann Publishers, without whom this book would never have been written.