Geography and Environmental Planning: Examples

Page contents

Book with one author
Book with two authors
Book with three authors
Book by a corporate author
Book - edited
Chapter in edited book
Case law
Conference paper
Course handouts/PowerPoint presentations
Encyclopedia - entry in
Film (Video/DVD)
Journal article - academic/scholarly
Journal article - internet only version
Magazine article - popular/trade/general interest
Newspaper article
Newspaper article - web version
Newspaper article with no author
Personal communication (letters, telephone conversations, emails, interviews)
Statutes (Acts of Parliament)
Map Planning Documents

1. Book with one author

Coates, Glen. 2002. The Rise and Fall of the Southern Alps. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

2. Book with two authors

Shadbolt, Maurice, and Olaf Ruhen. 1971. Isles of the South Pacific. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society.

3. Book with three authors

Bankoff, Greg, Georg Frerks, and Thea Hilhorst. 2004. Mapping Vulnerability: Disasters, Development, and People. London: Earthscan.

4. Book by a corporate author

Waikato Regional Council. 1993. Clean Water: Waikato River and Lake Taupo. Hamilton, NZ: Waikato Regional Council.

5. Book - edited

Boissevain, Jeremy. and Tom Selwyn, eds. 2004. Contesting the Foreshore: Tourism, Society and Politics on the Coast. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

6. Chapter in edited book

Coombes, Annie. 1994. "The Distance Between Two Points: Global Culture and the Liberal Dilemma." In Travellers' Tales: Narratives of Home and Displacement, edited by George Robertson, 177-80. London: Routledge.

7. Case law

New Zealand Maori Council v Attorney-General [1987] 1 NZLR 641.

8. Conference paper

Dodson, Jago. 2002. "The Statementality of Housing Assistance in New Zealand, 1984-1999." In 2001, Geography: A Spatial Odyssey: Proceedings of the Third Joint Conference of the New Zealand Geographical Society and the Institute of Australian Geographers, edited by Peter Holland, Fiona Stephenson and Alexander Erik Wearing, 225-30. Dunedin, NZ: New Zealand Geographical Society.

9. Course handouts/PowerPoint presentations

Campbell, John. 2006. "The Meaning and Nature of Resources" [PowerPoint, GEOG103]. Department of Geography, Tourism and Environmental Planning, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

10. Dictionary

Gregory, Derek, ed. 2009. The Dictionary of Human Geography. 5th ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

11. Encyclopedia - entry in

Howitt, R., S. Muller, and S. Suchet-Pearson. 2009. "Indigenous Geographies A2." In International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, edited by Rob Kitchin and Nigel Thrift, 358-64. Oxford: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-008044910-4.00705-7

12. Film (Video/DVD)

Zubrycki, Tom. 2011. The Hungry Tide. Canberra, ACT: Screen Australia.

13. Journal article - academic/scholarly

Klein, Ulrich. 2005. "Assessment of New Zealand's Environmental Planning Model." New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law 9:287-309.

14. Journal article - internet only version

Basnet, Sunita. 2016. "Feeling at Home? Former Bhutanese Refugee Women and Girls in New Zealand." Te Kura Kete Aronui 7.

15. Magazine article - popular/trade/general interest

Stearns, Bob. "The El Nino Effect." Field & Stream, December, 1992, 110-3.

16. Newspaper article

Fallow, Brian. 2007. "Sobering Report for Energy Users Large and Small." New Zealand Herald, February 3, A3.

17. Newspaper article - web version (page numbers not available)

Davison, Isaac. 2017. "Fact or fiction: NZ's 41,000 Homeless." New Zealand Herald, August 22, 2017.

18. Newspaper article with no author

Waikato Times. "Work on Key City Bypass to Start." December 26, 2006, 1.

19. Personal communication (letters, telephone conversations, emails, interviews)

William White, Senior Planner, Environment Waikato, telephone conversation, March 19, 2017.

20. Statutes (Acts of Parliament)

Resource Management Act 1991

Resource Management Act 1991 (NZ)

21. Thesis

Unplublished so title not italicised.

Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth. 2006. "Training the "Disadvantaged" Unemployed: Policy Frameworks and Community Responses to Unemployment." Phd diss, University of Waikato.

22. Website

When multiple pages are references, reference the homepage.

Vala, J. and H. McMillan. 2006. Tourism Development as a Cultural Pprocess: Manaakitanga Concept. Retrieved 5 February 2006 from

Waikato Regional Council. 2018. "Biodiversity."

23. Map

Give as much information as is available to allow another reader to find the same map.

Land Information New Zealand. 2009. Hamilton BD33 Map. Edition 1. 1:50, 000. NZTopo50 series. Wellington, New Zealand: Land Information New Zealand.

24. Planning Documents

Waikato Regional Council. 2009. Long Term Council Community Plan 2009-2019. Hamilton, NZ: Waikato Regional Council.

Waikato Regional Council. 2013. Waikato Regional Pest Management Plan 2013-2023. Hamilton, NZ: Waikato Regional Council.

Officer report by council staff:

Waipa District Council. 2014. Section 42a Planner's Report of Jane Andrews in the Matter of an Application by Petfoods Ltd. for Land Use Consent #46821222. Te Awamutu, NZ: Andrews.

Report by consultant:

Planning Consultants Ltd. Section 42A planner's report of Kerry Smith in the matter of an application by Petfoods Ltd. for land use consent to the Waipa District Council 46821222. Hamilton, NZ: Planning Consultants Ltd.