Matt Vance

Matt vance is a New Zealand writer and passionate sailor. He has been a lecturer and guide on numerous expeditions to the outposts of the Southern Ocean, from the subantarctic islands to the Antarctic continent.

Books
Jun 19, 2018

Greed is the thing with feathers: inside the world of natural history thieves

Matt Vance reviews an investigation into "the freaks, maniacs and the greed-addled madmen" who obsessively collect, plunder and steal bird specimens.

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Books
Nov 16, 2015

Books: The Monday Extract – The Time Governor-General Sir Paul Reeves Shot and Killed an Albatross

There may be one place on Earth more depressing and extreme than Antarctica - Sub-Antarctica, those cold, forsaken islands way down south.

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