Harvard Geography: Examples
Book with one author
Book with two authors
Book with three authors
Book by a corporate author
Book - edited
Chapter in edited book
Course handouts/PowerPoint presentations
Encyclopedia - entry in
Journal article - academic/scholarly
Journal article - internet only version
Magazine article - popular/trade/general interest
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
Author/s (surname then initials, commas between multiple authors, use 'and' between two authors) Year, Title, Place of publication: Publisher.
Coates, G. 2002: The rise and fall of the Southern Alps. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.
2. Book with two authors
Ruhen, O. and Shadbolt, M. 1971: Isles of the South Pacific. Washington: National Geographic Society.
3. Book with three authors
Bankoff, G., Frerks, G. and Hilhorst, D. 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, J. and Selwyn, T., editors, 2004: Contesting the foreshore: tourism, society and politics on the coast. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
6. Chapter in edited book
Coombes, A.E. 1994: The distance between two points: global culture and the liberal dilemma. In Robertson, G., editor, Travellers' tales: narratives of home and displacement. London: Routledge, 177-180.
7. Case law
New Zealand Maori Council v Attorney-General  1 NZLR 641.
8. Conference paper
Rennie, H. 1997: New Zealand's marine fisheries policies: charging to conflict. In Bliss, E., editor, Geo.Ed.97/Kaupapa Aro Whenua Geographical Education Conference, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand: New Zealand Geographical Society, 126-129.
9. Course handouts/PowerPoint presentations
Campbell, J. 2006: The meaning and nature of resources [PowerPoint], GEOG103. Department of Geography, Tourism and Environmental Planning, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Johnston, R.J., Gregory, D., Pratt, G. and Watts, M. editors, 2000: The dictionary of human geography. 4th edition. Oxford: Blackwell.
11. Encyclopedia - entry in
Cravey, A. 2006: Export processing zones. In Warf, B., editor, Encyclopedia of human geography, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 147.
12. Film (Video/DVD)
Beeh, P. 1998: Ecotourism: what is it? [DVD], Warriewood, NSW: Classroom Video.
13. Journal article - academic/scholarly
Kane, M.J. and Zink, R. 2004: Package adventure tours: markers in serious leisure careers. Leisure Studies 23(4), 329-345.
14. Journal article - internet only version
Croft, C. 2006: Seal eco-tourism: spaces of liminality. Te Kura Kete Aronui 2. Retrieved 5 February 2007 from:
15. Magazine article - popular/trade/general interest
Kluger, J. 2006: For his second act, saving the planet. Time Australia 25 December, 51/52, 84.
16. Newspaper article
Fallow, B. 2007: Sobering report for energy users large and small. The New Zealand Herald 3 February, A3.
17. Newspaper article - web version (page numbers not available)
Fallow, B. 2007: Sobering report for energy users large and small. The New Zealand Herald 3 February. Retrieved 5 February 2007 from
18. Newspaper article with no author
Waikato Times. 2006: Work on key city bypass to start. 26 December, 1.
19. Personal communication (letters, telephone conversations, emails, interviews)
White, W. 1992: Senior Planner, Environment Waikato, telephone conversation 19 March.
20. Statutes (Acts of Parliament)
Resource Management Act 1991
Unplublished so title not italicised.
Stolte, O.E.E. 2006: Training the "disadvantaged" unemployed: policy frameworks and community responses to unemployment. Ph.D.Thesis, Department of Geography, Tourism and Environmental Planning, University of Waikato.
When multiple pages are references, reference the homepage.
Vala, J. and McMillan, H. 2006: Tourism development as a cultural process: Manaakitanga concept. Retrieved 5 February 2006 from
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.