Atholl Anderson

Atholl Anderson CNZM, FRSNZ, FAHA, FSA (Ngāi Tahu) has the experience of many years’ research throughout the Pacific and Indian Oceans. He has directed numerous archaeological excavations, published prolifically, and been the recipient of many awards and distinctions. Working with tradition, he has made a significant contribution to tribal history in southern New Zealand, with books such as The Welcome of Strangers (1998) and Ngāi Tahu: A Migration History, edited with Te Maire Tau (2008). He is an Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University, Adjunct Professor of History at the University of Canterbury and Honorary Professor of Anthropology at the University of Otago.

Publications include

Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History, with Judith Binney and Aroha Harris (Bridget Williams Books, forthcoming 2013)

Ngāi Tahu: A Migration History, co-edited with Te Maire Tau (Bridget Williams Books, 2008)

The Welcome of Strangers: An Ethnohistory of Southern Māori (Otago University Press, 1998)

Traditional Lifeways of the Southern Māori, editor (Otago University Press, 1994)

Prodigious Birds: Moas and Moa Hunting in Prehistoric New Zealand (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989)