Saving the Brimmon Oak through Translocal Social Action
The Brimmon Oak is an ancient Welsh oak tree, threatened with destruction by the building of a new bypass road. The successful social media-driven campaign to save the Brimmon Oak provides an example of translocal social action in practice.
From Yosemite to Antarctica via Burundi: Manufacturing Connections from a Small Rural Town
We consider the role of industry and manufacturing in the development of Newtown and highlight how businesses from the town are finding novel ways to compete in an increasingly global marketplace.
Deconstructing the New Zealand Dairy Boom
New Zealand has become a global dairy superpower. How has this small country achieved this feat? And what have been the impacts for the communities, economy and environment of rural New Zealand?