Burge OR, Price R, Wilmshurst JM, Blyth JM, Robertson HA. 2023. LiDAR reveals drainage risks to wetlands have been under-estimated. New Zealand Journal of Ecology (47) (1): 3523

Boast AP, Wood JR, Bolstridge N, Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM. 2023. Ancient and modern scats record broken ecological interactions and a decline in dietary breadth of the critically endangered kākāpo parrot (Strigops habroptilus) Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 11:1058130.

Walentowitz, A., Lenzner, B., Essl, F., Strandberg, N., Castilla‐Beltrán, A., Fernández‐Palacios, J.M., Björck, S., Connor, S., Haberle, S.G., Ljung, K., Prebble, M., Wilmshurst, J.M., Froyd, C.A., De Boer, E.J., De Nascimento, L., Edwards, M.E., Stevenson, J., Beierkuhnlein, C., Steinbauer, M.J., Nogué, S. 2023. Long‐term trajectories of non‐native vegetation on islands globally. Ecology Letters 26:729 –741.

Burge OR, Richardson SJ, Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM. 2023. A guide to assess distance from ecological baselines and change over time in palaeoecological records. The Holocene 09596836231169986.

Carpenter JK, Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM 2023. Palaeoecological and historical observations of an endemic New Zealand bird (Strigops habroptila, kākāpo) reveal shifting drivers of decline during 800 years of human settlement. Global Ecology and Conservation 43, e02433.

Palmer JG, Turney CSM, Thomas ZA, Fenwick P, Richardson SJ, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS. 2023. Growth rates and ages of some key tree species from subantarctic Auckland and Campbell Islands. New Zealand Journal of Ecology. 47 (1) 3509.


Etherington TR, Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM. 2022. HOTRUNZ: an open access 1km resolution monthly 1910–2019 time-series of interpolated temperature and rainfall grids with associated uncertainty for New Zealand.  Earth Systems Science Data, 14, 2817–2832.

Wilmshurst JM, Wood JR.2022.  Paleoecological records inform conservation management in New Zealand.  In: Using Palaeoecology in Restoration Ecology (Eds: Gillson L, Whitlock C, Gell P, Prader S, Tinner W & Eggleston S) PAGES Magazine 30 (4) 26-27.

Nogué S, de Nascimento L, Gosling WD, Loughlin NJD, Montoya E, Wilmshurst JM. 2022.  Multiple baselines for restoration ecology. In: Using Palaeoecology in Restoration Ecology (Eds: Gillson L, Whitlock C, Gell P, Prader S, Tinner W & Eggleston S) PAGES Magazine 30 (4) 4-5.


Lomolino MV, Tomlinson S, Wood J, Wilmshurst JM, Fordham DA. 2021. Geographic and Ecological Segregation in an Extinct Guild of Flightless Birds: New Zealand’s Moa. Frontiers of Biogeography. 13 (4), e53416.

Nogué S, Santos AMC, Birks HJB, Björck S, Castilla-Beltrán A, Connor S, de Boer EJ, de Nascimento L, Felde VA, Fernández-Palacios JM, Froyd CA, Haberle SG, Hooghiemstra H, Ljung K, Norder SJ, Peñuelas J, Prebble M, Stevenson J, Whittaker RJ, Willis KJ, Wilmshurst JM, Steinbauer MJ. 2021. The human dimension of biodiversity changes on islands. Science. 372:488-91.

Cooper A, Turney CS, Palmer J, Hogg A, McGlone M, Wilmshurst J, Lorrey AM, Heaton TJ, Russell JM, McCracken K, Anet JG…Zech R. 2021. Response to Comment on “A global environmental crisis 42,000 years ago”. Science. 374(6570):eabi9756.

Scofield, R.P., Wood, J.R., de Nascimento, L., Robertson, H.A., Colbourne, R.M., De Pietri, V.L., Innes, J. and Weir, J.T., 2021. Identification of the type locality of the South Island Brown Kiwi Apteryx australisConservation Genetics22(4), pp.645-652.

De Pietri VL, Worthy TH, Scofield RP, Cole TL, Wood JR, Mitchell KJ, Cibois A, Jansen JJ, Cooper AJ, Feng S, Chen W. 2021. A new extinct species of Polynesian sandpiper (Charadriiformes: Scolopacidae: Prosobonia) from Henderson Island, Pitcairn Group, and the phylogenetic relationships of Prosobonia.  Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 192(4):1045-70.

Cooper A, Turney CSM, Palmer J, Hogg A, McGlone M, Wilmshurst J, Lorrey AM, Heaton TJ, Russell JM, McCracken K, Anet JG, Rozanov E, Friedel M, Suter I, Peter T, Muscheler R, Adolphi F, Dosseto A, Faith JT, Fenwick P, Fogwill CJ, Hughen K, Lipson M, Liu J, Nowaczyk N, Rainsley E, Bronk Ramsey C, Sebastianelli P, Souilmi Y, Stevenson J, Thomas Z, Tobler R, Zech R. 2021. A global environmental crisis 42,000 years ago. Science 371, 811-818.

Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM, Wood JR. 2021. Reconstructing ecological functions provided by extinct fauna using allometrically informed simulation models: an in silico framework for ‘movement palaeoecology Functional Ecology 35:2575-2592

Duckert C, Blandenier Q, McKeown M, Hohaia H, Luketa S, Wilmshurst J, Lara E, Mitchell E. 2021. Superficially described and ignored for 92 years, rediscovered and emended: Apodera angatakere (Amoebozoa : Arcellinida : Hyalospheniformes) is a new flagship testate amoeba taxon from Aotearoa (New Zealand) Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology e12867

Rees AB, Holt KA, Hinojosa JL, Newnham RM, Eaves S, Vandergoes MJ, Sessions AL, Wilmshurst JM. 2021. Duelling narratives of chironomids and pollen explain climate enigmas during The Last Glacial-Interglacial transition in North Island New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 263:106997

Scofield RP, Wood JR, de Nascimento L, Robertson HA, Colbourne RM, De Pietri VL, Innes J, Weir JT. 2021. Identification of the type locality of the South Island Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis Conservation Genetics (2021): 1-8.

McKeown MM, Mitchell EA, Amesbury MJ, Blandenier Q, Charman D, Duckert C, Roland TP, Swindles GT, Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM. 2021. The testate amoebae of New Zealand: a checklist, identification key and assessment of biogeographic patterns. European Journal of Protistology. 2021:125789.

Wilmshurst JM, Ruscoe WA. 2021. Family Muridae: Rattus exulans. In: The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals. Third Edition (ed CM King and DM Forsyth) CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne. 576pp. ISBN: 9781486306282.

Wood JR, Vermeulen MJ, Bolstridge N, Briden S, Cole TL, Rivera-Perez J, Shepherd LD, Rawlence NJ, Wilmshurst JM. 2021. Mid-Holocene coprolites from southern New Zealand provide new insights into the diet and ecology of the extinct little bush moa (Anomalopteryx didiformis). Quaternary Science Reviews 263:106992.

Wood JR, Burge OR, Bolstridge N, Bonner K, Clarkson B, Cole TL, Davis C, Fergus A, King P, McKeown M, Morse C, Richardson SJ, Robertson H, Wilmshurst JM. 2021. Vertical distribution of prokaryotes communities and predicted metabolic pathways in New Zealand wetlands, and potential for environmental DNA indicators of wetland condition. Plos One 16(1), e0243363.

Carpenter JK, Innes JG, Wood JR, Lyver PO. 2021. Good predators: the roles of weka (Gallirallus australis) in New Zealand’s past and present ecosystems. New Zealand Journal of Ecology. 45:3425. online early


Carpenter J, Wilmshurst JM, McConkey K, Hume J, Wotton D, Shiels A, Burge OJ, Drake D. 2020. The forgotten fauna: native vertebrate seed predators on islands. Functional Ecology 34(9), 1802-1813.

McCarthy JK, McGlone MS, Heenan PB. 2020. Lineage through time analyses have their limitations: the case of the New Zealand flora. New Zealand Journal of Botany. 24:1-8.

Burge OR, Bellingham PJ, Arnst EA, Bonner KI, Burrows LE, Richardson SJ, Wiser SK, Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM. 2020. Integrating permanent plot and palaeoecological data to determine subalpine post‐fire succession, recovery and convergence over 128 years. Journal of Vegetation Science 31 (5), 755-767.

Wood JR, Richardson SJ, McGlone MS, Wilmshurst JM. 2020. The diets of moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes). New Zealand Journal of Ecology 44 (1) 3397.

De Pietri VL, Worthy TH, Scofield RP, Cole TL, Wood JR, Mitchell KJ, Cibois A, Jansen JJ, Cooper AJ, Feng S, Chen W. 2020. A new extinct species of Polynesian sandpiper (Charadriiformes: Scolopacidae: Prosobonia) from Henderson Island, Pitcairn Group, and the phylogenetic relationships of ProsoboniaZoological Journal of the Linnean Society zlaa115.

Fordham DA, Jackson ST, Brown SC, Huntley B, Brook BW, Dahl-Jensen D, Gilbert MTP, Otto-Bliesner BL, Anders Svensson, Spyros Theodoridis, Wilmshurst JM, Buettel JC, Canteri E, McDowell M, Orlando L, Pilowsky J, Rahbek C, Nogues-Bravo D. 2020. Using paleo-archives to safeguard biodiversity under climate change. Science, 369 (6507) eabc5654.

Kaufman, D, McKay, N, Routson, C, Erb, M, Davis, B, Heiri, O., … Wilmshurst JM, ….et al. (2020). A global database of Holocene paleotemperature records. Scientific Data (1), 1-34.

Thomas ZA, Jones RT, Turney CSM, Golledge N, Fogwill C, Bradshaw CJA, Menviel L, McKay NP, Bird M, Palmer J, Kershaw P, Wilmshurst JM, Muscheler R 2020. Tipping elements and amplified polar warming during the Last Interglacial. Quaternary Science Reviews 223, 106222.

Latham AD, Latham MC, Wilmshurst JM, Forsyth DM, Gormley AM, Pech RP, Perry GL, Wood JR. 2020. A refined model of body mass and population density in flightless birds reconciles extreme bimodal population estimates for extinct moa. Ecography. 2020 43:353-364.

Laughlin DC, Delzon S, Clearwater MJ, Bellingham PJ, McGlone MS, Richardson SJ.2020. Climatic limits of temperate rainforest tree species are explained by xylem embolism resistance among angiosperms but not among conifers. New Phytologist 226:727-40.

De Nascimento L, Nogué S, Naranjo-Cigala A, Criado C, McGlone M, Fernández-Palacios E, Fernández-Palacios JM. 2020. Human impact and ecological changes during prehistoric settlement on the Canary Islands. Quaternary Science Reviews 239:106332.

Rawlence NJ, Potter BC, Dussex N, Scarsbrook L, Orlovich DA, Waters JM, McGlone M, Knapp M.2020. Plio-Pleistocene environmental changes shape present day phylogeography of New Zealand’s southern beeches (Nothofagaceae). New Zealand Journal of Botany. 15:55-71.

Dopheide A, Makiola A, Orwin KH, Holdaway RJ, Wood JR, Dickie IA. 2020. Rarity is a more reliable indicator of land-use impacts on soil invertebrate communities than other diversity metrics. eLife 9:e52787

Wilmshurst JM, Carpenter JK. 2020. Rodent detection and monitoring for conservation on islands: gnawed seeds provide reliable indicator of rodent presence. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 44 (1) 3398.


Boast AP, Chapman B, Herrera MB, Worthy TH, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJD, Houde P, Bunce M, Cooper A, Mitchell KJ (2019) Mitochondrial genomes from New Zealand's extinct adzebills (Aves: Aptornithidae: Aptornis) support a sister-taxon relationship with the Afro-Madagascan Sarothruridae. Diversity 11, 24.

Cole TL, Rawlence NJ, Dussex N, Ellengerg U, Houston DM, Mattern T, Miskelly CM, Morrison KW, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJD, Thompson D, Wood JR, Waters JM (2019) Ancient DNA of crested penguins: Testing for temporal genetic shifts in the world’s most diverse penguin clade. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 131: 72-79.

Cole TL, Ksepka DT, Mitchell KJ, Tennyson AJD, Thomas DB, Pan H, Zhang G, Rawlence NJ, Wood JR, Bover P, Bouzat JL, Cooper A, Fiddaman S, Hart T, Miller G, Ryan PG, Shepherd LD, Wilmshurst JM, Waters JM (2019) Mitogenomes uncover extinct penguin taxa and reveal island formation as a key driver of speciation. Molecular Biology and Evolution 36: 784–797.

Diaz FP, Latorre C, Carrasco-Puga G, Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM, Soto DC, Cole TL, Gutiérrez RA (2019) Multiscale climate change impacts on plant diversity in the Atacama Desert. Global Change Biology 25: 1733-1745.

McGlone MS, Wood JR (2019) Early Holocene plant remains from the Cromwell Gorge, Central Otago, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 43: 3363.

McGlone MS, Wilmshurst JM, Richardson SJ, Turney CS, Wood JR. 2019.Temperature, wind, cloud, and the postglacial tree line history of sub-antarctic Campbell Island. Forests. 10:998.

McKeown M, Duckert C, Mitchell E, Wood J, Wilmshurst J (2019) Assessing the ecological value of small testate amoebae (< 45 microns) in New Zealand peatlands. European Journal of Protistology 68: 1-16.

McKeown M. M, Caseldine C. J., Thompson G., Swindles G. T., Ivanovic R. F., Roland T. P., Valdes P. J., Potito A. P. 2019. Complexities in interpreting chironomid-based temperature reconstructions over the Holocene from a lake in Western Ireland. Quaternary Science Reviews 222: 105908.

Makiola A, Dickie IA, Holdaway RJ, Wood JR, Orwin KH, Lee CK, Glare T (2019) Biases in the metabarcoding of plant pathogens using rust fungi as a model system. MicrobiologyOpen 8: e00780.

Makiola A, Dickie IA, Holdaway RJ, Wood JR, Orwin KH, Glare TR (2019) Land use is a determinant of plant pathogen alpha- but not beta-diversity. Molecular Ecology 28: 3786-3798.

Peltzer DA, Bellingham PJ, Dickie IA, Houliston G, Hulme PE, Lyver PO, McGlone M, Richardson SJ, Wood J. 2019. Scale and complexity implications of making New Zealand predator-free by 2050. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 49(3):412-39.

Rainsley, E., Turney CSM, Golledge NR, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS, Hogg AG, Thomas ZA, Flett V, Palmer JG, Richard T, de Wet G, Hutchinson DK, Lipson MJ, Fenwick P, Hines BR, Binetti U, Fogwill C. 2019. Pleistocene glacial history of the New Zealand subantarctic islands. Climates of the Past 15 (2), 423-448.

Rawlence NJ, Tennyson AJD, Cole TL, Verry A, Scofield RP. (2019) Evidence for breeding of Megadyptes penguins in North Island at the time of human arrivalNew Zealand Journal of Zoology 46: 165-173.

Watts C, Dopheide A, Holdaway R, Davis C, Wood J, Thornburrow D, Dickie I (2019) DNA metabarcoding as a tool for invertebrate community monitoring – a case study comparison with conventional techniques. Austral Entomology 58: 675-686.

Wood JR, Díaz FP, Latorre C, Wilmshurst JM, Burge OR, González F, Gutiérrez RA. 2019. Ancient parasite DNA from late Quaternary Atacama Desert rodent middens. Quaternary Science Reviews 15;226:106031.

Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM (2019) Comparing the effects of asynchronous herbivores on New Zealand montane vegetation communities. PLoS ONE 14: e0214959.


Argiriadis E, Battistel D, McWethy DB, Vecchiato M, Kirchgeorg T, Kehrwald NM, Whitlock C, Wilmshurst JM, Barbante C (2018) Lake sediment fecal and biomass burning biomarkers provide direct evidence for prehistoric human-lit fires in New Zealand. Scientific Reports 8: 12113.

Boast AP, Weyrich LS, Wood JR, Metcalf JL, Knight R, Cooper A (2018) Coprolites reveal ecological interactions lost with the extinction of New Zealand birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 115: 1546-1551.

Carpenter J, Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM, Kelly D (2018) An avian seed dispersal paradox: New Zealand’s extinct megafaunal birds did not disperse large seeds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 285: 20180352.

Cole TL, Wood JR. (2018) The ancient DNA revolution: the latest era in unearthing New Zealand’s faunal history. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 45: 91-120.

Cole TL, Waters JM, Shepherd L, Rawlence NJ, Joseph L, Wood JR (2018) Ancient DNA reveals that the ‘extinct’ Hunter Island penguin (Tasidyptes hunteri) is not a distinct taxon. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 182: 459-464.

Heenan PB, Wood JR, Cole TL. (2018) A partial cpDNA trnL sequence from the extinct legume Streblorrhiza speciosa confirms its placement in the tribe Coluteae (Fabaceae)Phytotaxa 374.

Lear G, Dickie I, Banks J, Boyer S, Buckley HL, Buckley TR, Cruickshank R, Dopheide A, Handley KM, Hermans S, Kamke J, Lee CK, MacDiarmid R, Morales SE, Orlovich DA, Smissen R, Wood JR, Holdaway RJ (2018) Methods for the extraction, storage, amplification and sequencing of DNA from environmental samples. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 42: 10-50A.

McGlone MS, Heenan P, Millar T, Cieraad E (2018) The biogeography, origin and characteristics of the vascular plant flora and vegetation of the New Zealand mountains. In: Hoorn C, Perrigo A, Antonelli A (eds) Mountains, Climate and Biodiversity. John Wiley & Sons. 544p.

Mendez V, Wood JR, Butler SJ (2018) Resource diversity and provenance underpin spatial patterns in functional diversity across native and exotic species. Ecology and Evolution 8: 4409-4421.

Minoshima YN, Seidel M, Wood JR, Leschen RAB, Gunter NL, Fikáček M (2018) Morphology and biology of the flower-visiting water scavenger beetle genus Rygmodus (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Entomological Science 21: 363-384.

Nolan C...McGlone MS et al. (2018) Past and future transformation of terrestrial ecosystems under climate change. Science 361: 920-923.

Orwin KH, Dickie IA, Holdaway RJ, Wood JR (2018) A comparison of the ability of PLFA and 16S rRNA gene metabarcoding to resolve soil community change and predict ecosystem functions. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 117: 27-35.

Palmer JG, Turney CSM,  Fogwill C, Fenwick P, Thomas Z, Lipson M, Jones RT, Beaven B, Richardson SJ, Wilmshurst JM (2018) Growth response of an invasive alien species to climate variations on subantarctic Campbell Island (52˚S). New Zealand Journal of Ecology 42: 1-9.

Parducci L, Nota K, Wood JR (2018) Reconstructing past vegetation communities using ancient DNA from lake sediments. Pp. 163-187 in: Lindqvist C, Rajora OP (Eds.) Paleogenomics: Genomic-scale analysis of ancient DNA. Springer, Cham.

Richardson SJ, King S, Rose AB, McGlone MS, Holdaway RJ (2018) Post-fire recovery of a dryland forest remnant in the Wither Hills, Marlborough. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 42: 222-228.

Seersholm FV, Cole TL, Grealy A, Rawlence NJ, Greig K, Knapp M, Stat M, Hansen AJ, Easton LJ, Shepherd L, Tennyson A, Scofield P, Walter R, Bunce M. (2018) Subsistence practices, past biodiversity, and anthropogenic impacts revealed by New Zealand-wide ancient DNA surveyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115: 7771-7775.

Turney CSM...Janet M Wilmshurst, Matt McGlone, et al. (2018) Global Peak in Atmospheric Radiocarbon Provides a Potential Definition for the Onset of the Anthropocene Epoch in 1965. Scientific Reports 8: 3293.

van den Bos V, Rees A, Newnham R, Vandergoes M, Wilmshurst JM, Augustinus P (2018) Holocene temperature, humidity and seasonality in northern New Zealand linked to Southern Hemisphere summer insolation. Quaternary Science Reviews 201: 77-88.

Wood JR (2018) DNA barcoding of ancient parasites. Parasitology 145: 646-655.

Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS (2018) Two new Holocene vegetation records from the margins of the Canterbury Plains, South Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 42: 240-247.

Wood JR, Diaz FP, Latorre C, Wilmshurst JM, Burge OR, Gutierrez RA (2018) Plant pathogen responses to Late Pleistocene and Holocene climate change in the central Atacama Desert, Chile. Scientific Reports 8:17208.

Wilmshurst JM, Wood JR, Fergus A, Scheele S, Richardson SJ. 2018. Whakapapa o te Taiao. Manaaki Whenua Contract Report LC3364 to Te Kopere o te iwi o Hineuru Trust. 46pp.

Wilmshurst JM, Wood JR, Fergus A, Scheele S, Walls G, Richardson SJ. 2018. He kainga taurikura – a treasured Environment. Manaaki Whenua Contract Report LC3364 to Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust. 93pp.

Wyse SV, Wilmshurst JM, Burns BR, Perry GLW (2018) New Zealand forest dynamics: a review of past and present vegetation responses to disturbance, and development of conceptual forest models. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 42: 87-106.

Zale R, Huang Y-T, Bigler C, Wood JR, Dalén L, Wang X-R, Segerström U, Klaminder J (2018) Growth of Plants on the Late Weichselian Ice-sheet During Greenland Interstadial-1? Quaternary Science Reviews 185: 222-229.


Battersby PF, Wilmshurst JM, Curran TJ, McGlone MS, Perry GLW (2017) Exploring fire adaptation in a land with little fire: serotiny in Leptospermum scoparium (Myrtaceae). Journal of Biogeography 44: 1306-1318.

Burge OR, Kelly D, Wilmshurst JM (2017) Interspecies interference and monitoring duration affect detection rates in chew cards. Austral Ecology 42: 522-532.

Cole TL, Wood JR (2017) Hybridisation in the last remaining individuals of the extinct Fiordland population of brown teal (Anas chlorotis). Records of the Canterbury Museum 31: 159-165.

Holdaway RJ, Wood JR, Dickie IA, Orwin KH, Bellingham PJ, Richardson SJ, Lyver PO'B, Timoti P, Buckley TR (2017). Using DNA metabarcoding to assess New Zealand's terrestrial biodiversity. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 41: 251-262.

Jara IA, Newnham RM, Alloway BV, Wilmshurst JM, Rees BH (2017) Pollen-based temperature and precipitation records of the past 14,600 years in northern New Zealand (37 degrees S) and their linkages with the Southern Hemisphere atmospheric circulation. The Holocene 27: 1756-1768.

Johnson CN, Balmford A, Brook BW, Buettel JC, Galetti M, Guangchun L, Wilmshurst JM (2017) Biodiversity losses and conservation responses in the Anthropocene. Science 356: 270-275.

McGlone MS, Richardson SJ, Burge OR, Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM (2017) Palynology and the ecology of the New Zealand conifers. Frontiers in Earth Science 5: 94.

Newnham RM, Alloway BV, Holt KA, Butler K, Rees ABH, Wilmshurst JM, Dunbar G, Hajdas I (2017) Last Glacial pollen-climate reconstructions from Northland, New Zealand. Journal of Quaternary Science 32: 685-703.

Newnham R, Alloway B, McGlone M, Juchnowicz H, Rees A, Wilmshurst J (2017) A last interglacial pollen-temperature reconstruction, central North Island, New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 170: 136-151.

Nogue S, de Nascimento L, Froyd CA, Wilmshurst JM, de Boer EJ, Coffey EED, Whittaker RJ, Fernandez-Palacios JM, Willis KJ (2017) Island biodiversity conservation needs palaeoecology. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: 0181.

Parducci L, Bennett KD, Ficetola GF, Greve IA, Suyama Y, Wood JR, Pedersen MW (2017). Ancient plant DNA from lake sediments. New Phytologist 214: 924-942.

Scofield RP, Mitchell KJ, Wood JR, Jarvie S, Llamas B, Cooper A. (2017) Origin and phylogenetic relationships of the New Zealand ravens. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 106: 136-143.

Turney CSM, Wilmshurst JM, Jones RT, Wood JR, Palmer J, Hogg A, Fenwick P, Crowley SF, Privat K, Thomas Z (2017) Reconstructing atmospheric circulation over southern New Zealand: Establishment of modern westerly airflow 5500 years ago and implications for Southern Hemisphere Holocene climate change. Quaternary Science Reviews 159: 77-87.

Turney CSM, Fogwill CJ, Palmer JG, van Sebille E, Thomas Z, McGlone M, Richardson S, Wilmshurst JM, et al. (2017) Tropical forcing of increased Southern Ocean climate variability revealed by a 140-year subantarctic temperature reconstruction. Climates of the Past 13: 231-248.

Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM (2017) Changes in New Zealand forest plant communities following the prehistoric extinction of avian megaherbivores. Journal of Vegetation Science 28: 160-171.

Wood JR, Holdaway RJ, Orwin KH, Morse C, Bonner KI, Davis C, Bolstridge N, Dickie IA (2017) No single driver of biodiversity: divergent responses of multiple taxa across land use types. Ecosphere 8: e01997.

Wood JR, Lawrence HA, Scofield RP, Taylor GA, Lyver PO’B, Gleeson DM. (2017). Morphological, behavioural and genetic evidence supports reinstatement of full-species status for grey-faced petrel, Pterodroma macroptera gouldi (Procellariiformes: Procellariidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 179: 201-216.

Wood JR, Alcover JA, Blackburn TM, Bover P, Duncan RP, Hume JP, Louys J, Meijer HJM, Rando JC, Wilmshurst JM (2017) Island extinctions: patterns, processes, and potential for ecosystem restoration. Environmental Conservation 44: 348-358.

Wood JR, Mitchell KJ, Scofield RP, de Pietri, V.L., Rawlence NJ, Cooper A. (2017). Phylogenetic relationships and terrestrial adaptations of the extinct laughing owl (Sceloglaux albifacies). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 179: 907-918.

Wood JR, Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM. (2017). Using palaeoecology to determine baseline ecological requirements and interaction networks for de-extinction candidate species. Functional Ecology 31: 1012-1020.

Wood JR, Scofield RP, Wilmshurst JM (2017) Bone stable isotopes indicate a high trophic position for New Zealand’s extinct South Island adzebill (Aptornis defossor) (Gruiformes: Aptornithidae). New Zealand Journal of Ecology 41: 240-244.


Huang Y, Lowe DJ, Heng Z, Cursons R, Young JM, Churchman J, Schipper LA, Rawlence NJ, Wood JR, Cooper A (2016) A new method to extract and purify DNA from allophanic soils and paleosols, and potential for paleoenvironmental reconstruction and other applications. Geoderma 274: 114-125.

Lattore C, Wilmshurst JM, von Gunten L. (eds) (2016). Cultural Change and Cultural Evolution. Past Global Changes Magazine. 24 (2) 32pp.

McGlone MS (2016) Once more into the wilderness of panbiogeography: a reply to Heads (2014). Australian Systematic Botany 28: 388–393.

McGlone MS, Buitenwerf R, Richardson SJ (2016) The formation of the oceanic temperate forests of New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 54: 128–155.

McGlone MS, Lusk CH, Armesto JJ (2016) Biogeography and ecology of south-temperate forests. New Zealand Journal of Botany 54: 94–99.

McGlone MS, Wilmshurst JM. (2016) Obituary Neville Taylor Moar BSc, MSc, PhD (Cant.), 31 July 1926-1 June 2016. New Zealand Journal of Botany 54: 520-526.

Mitchell KJ, Wood JR, Llamas B, McLenachan PA, Kardailsky O, Scofield RP, Worthy TH, Cooper A (2016) Ancient mitochondrial genomes clarify the evolutionary history of New Zealand's enigmatic acanthisittid wrens. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 102: 295-304.

Orwin KH, Dickie IA, Wood JR, Bonner KI, Holdaway RJ (2016) Soil microbial community structure explains the resistance of respiration to a dry-rewet cycle, but not soil functions, under static conditions. Functional Ecology 30: 1430-1439.

Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM, Etherington TR, Wainwright J. (2016) Experimental simulation: using generative modeling and palaeoecological data to understand human-environment interactions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution Palaeoecology 4: 109.

Rawlence NJ, Wood JR, Bocherens H, Rogers K (2016) Dietary interpretations for the extinct moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes) using coprolites and stable isotopes: complimentary or contradictory? Quaternary Science Reviews 142: 173-178.

Turney CSM, McGlone, MS, Palmer, J, Fogwill C, Hogg A, Thomas Z, Lipson M, Wilmshurst JM, Fenwick P, Jones R, Hines B, Clark G. (2016). Intensification of Southern Hemisphere westerly winds 2000 to 1000 Years Ago: Evidence from the Subantarctic Campbell and Auckland Islands (52-50˚S). Journal of Quaternary Science 31: 12-19.

Turney CSM, Palmer, J, Hogg A, Fogwill C, Jones R, Bronk Ramsey C, Fenwick, P, Grierson P, Wilmshurst JM, O’Donnell A, Thomas Z, Lipson M. (2016). Multi-decadal variations in Southern Hemisphere atmospheric 14C: Evidence against a Southern Ocean sink at the end of the Little Ice Age CO2 anomaly. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 30: 2211–2218.

Turney C, Fogwill C, Palmer J, van Sebille E, Thomas Z, McGlone M, Richardson SJ, Wilmshurst JM, Fenwick P, Zunz V, Goosse H, Wilson K-J, Carter L, Lipson M, Jones RT, Harsch M, Clark G, Marzinelli E, Rogers T,  Rainsley E, Ciasto L, Waterman S, Thomas ER, Visbeck M. (2016) Tropical forcing of increased Southern Ocean climate variability revealed by a 140-year subantarctic temperate reconstruction. Climate of the Past Discussions. 1-24.

Wood JR. (2016). Spatial distribution of late Holocene bird bones in the Mason Bay dune system, Stewart Island, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 46: 103-116.

Wood JM, Crown A, Cole TL, Wilmshurst JM. (2016). Microscopic and ancient DNA profiling of prehistoric dog (kurī) coprolites from northern New Zealand. Journal of Archaeological Science Reports 6: 496-505.

Wood JR, Herrera MJB, Scofield RP, Wilmshurst JM. (2016). Origin and timing of the earliest domestic chickens in New Zealand: Polynesian commensals or European introductions? Royal Society Open Science 3: 160258.

Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM. ( 2016). A protocol for subsampling Late Quaternary coprolites for multi-proxy analysis. Quaternary Science Reviews 138: 1-5.

Wood, JR, Wilmshurst JM, Turney CSM, Fogwell, CJ. (2016). Palaeoecological signatures of vegetation change induced by herbivory regime shifts on subantarctic Enderby Island. Quaternary Science Reviews 134: 51-58.


Lyver PO’B, Wilmshurst JM, Wood JR, Jones CJ, Fromont M, Bellingham PJ, Stone C, Sheehan M, Moller H (2015). Looking back for the future: Local knowledge and palaeoecology inform bicultural restoration of New Zealand coastal ecosystems. Human Ecology 43: 681-695.

Jara IA, Newnham RM, Vandergoes M, Foster C, Lowe D, Wilmshurst JM, Moreno PI, Renwick JA, Homes A. (2015). Pollen-climate reconstruction from northern South Island, New Zealand (41°S), reveals high- and low-latitude teleconnections over the last 16,000 years. Journal of Quaternary Science 30: 817-829.

Wood JR, De Pietri VL (2015). Next-generation paleornithology: technological and methodological advances allow new insights into the evolutionary and ecological histories of living birds. The Auk 132: 486-506.

Rogers GND, Bonner KI, Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM (2015). The rail-cutter: a simple, cheap and compact system for opening sediment cores in the lab and field. Journal of Paleolimnology 53: 433-436.

Wood JR, Dickie IA, Moeller HV, Peltzer DA, Bonner KI, Rattray G, Wilmshurst JM (2015). Novel interactions between non-native mammals and fungi facilitate establishment of invasive pines. Journal of Ecology 103: 121-129.

Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS, Turney MSM (2015). Long-term ecology resolves the timing, region of origin, and process of establishment for a disputed alien tree. Annals of Botany Plants 7: plv104.

Richardson SJ, Laughlin DC, Lawes MJ, Holdaway RJ, Wilmshurst JM, Wright M, Curran TJ, Bellingham PJ, McGlone MS (2015). Functional and environmental determinants of bark thickness in fire-free temperate rain forest communities. American Journal of Botany 102: 1590-1598.

Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM, Ogden J, Enright, N. (2015). Exotic mammals and invasive plants alter fire-related thresholds in southern temperate forested landscapes. Ecosystems 18: 1290.

Whitlock C, McWethy DB, Tepley AJ, Veblen TT, Holz A, McGlone MS, Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM, Wood SW. (2015). Past and present vulnerability of closed-canopy temperate forests to altered fire regimes: a comparison of the Pacific Northwest, New Zealand, and Patagonia. Bioscience 65: 151-163


Cieraad  E, McGlone MS (2014). Thermal environment of New Zealand’s gradual and abrupt  treeline ecotones. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 38: 12–25.

Cieraad  E, McGlone MS, Huntley B (2014). Southern Hemisphere temperate tree lines are not climatically depressed. Journal of Biogeography 41: 1456–1466.

Dickie  IA, Koele N, Blum JD, Gleason JD, McGlone MS (2014). Mycorrhizas in changing ecosystems. Botany-Botanique 92: 149–160.

Gavin  DG, Fitzpatrick MC, Gugger PF, Heath KD, Rodríguez‐Sánchez F, Dobrowski SZ,  Hampe A, Hu FS, Ashcroft MB, Bartlein PJ, Blois JL, Carstens BC, Davis EB, de  Lafontaine G, Edwards ME, Fernandez M, Henne PD, Herring EM, Holden ZA, Kong  W-S, Liu J, Magri D, Matzke NJ, McGlone MS, Saltré F, Stigall AL, Tsai Y-H E,  Williams JW (2014). Climate refugia: joint inference from fossil records, species distribution models and phylogeography. New Phytologist 204: 37-54.

Harsch  MA, McGlone MS, Wilmshurst JM (2014). Winter climate limits subantarctic low forest growth and establishment. PLoS ONE 9: e93241.

McGlone  MS, Perry GLW, Houliston GJ, Connor HE (2014). Fire, grazing and the evolution of New Zealand grasses. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 38: 1–11.

McLauchlan  KK, Higuera PE, Gavin DG, Perakis S, Mack MC, Alexander H, Battles J, Biondi F,  Buma B, Colombaroli D, Enders SK, Engstrom DR, Sheng Hu F, Marlon JR, Marshall  J, McGlone M, Morris JL, Nave LE, Shuman B, Smithwick EAH, Urrego DH, Wardle  DA, Williams CJ, Williams JJ (2014). Reconstructing disturbances and their biogeochemical consequences over multiple timescales. Bioscience 64: 150–116.

Mitchell  KJ, Llamas B, Soubrier J, Rawlence NJ, Worthy TH, Wood JR, Lee MSY, Cooper A  (2014). Ancient DNA reveals elephant birds and kiwi are sister taxa and clarifies ratite bird evolution. Science 344: 898–900.

Mitchell  KJ, Wood JR, Scofield RP, Llamas B, Cooper A (2014). Ancient mitochondrial genome  reveals unsuspected taxonomic affinity of the extinct Chatham duck (Pachyanas chathamica) and resolves divergence times for New Zealand and sub-Antarctic brown teals. Molecular  Phologenetics and Evolution 70: 420–428.

Perry  GL, Wheeler A, Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM (2014). A high-precision chronology for the rapid extinction of New Zealand moa (Aves, Dinornithiformes). Quaternary  Science Reviews 105: 126–135.

Perry  G, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS (2014). A review of the ecology and long-term history of fire in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 38: 157–176.

Rawlence  NJ, Lowe D, Wood JR, Young J, Churchman GJ, Huang Y, Cooper A (2014). Using palaeoenvironmental DNA to reconstruct past environments: progress and prospects. Journal of Quaternary Science 29: 610–626.

Tennyson  AJD, Easton L, Wood JR 2014. Kea (Nestor  notabilis) - another North Island post-settlement extinction. Notornis 61:  174–176.

Thomson  VA, Lebrasseur O, Austin JJ, Hunt TL, Burney DA, Denham T, Rawlence NJ, Wood  JR, Gongora J, Girland Flink L, Linderholm A, Dobney K, Larson G, Cooper A (2014). Using ancient DNA to study the origins and dispersal of ancestral Polynesian  chickens across the Pacific. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 111: 4826–4831.

Thomson  VA, Lebrasseur O, Austin JJ, Hunt TL, Burney DA, Denham T, Rawlence NJ, Wood  JR, Gongora J, Girland Flink L, Linderholm A, Dobney K, Larson G, Cooper A (2014). Reply to Beavan, Bryant, and Matisoo-Smith and Storey: Ancestral Polynesian ‘D’  haplotypes reflect Pacific chicken lineages. Proceedings of the National  Academy of Sciences (USA) 111: E3585–E3586.

Wilmshurst  JM, Moar NT, Wood JR, Bellingham P, Findlater A, Robinson J, Stone C (2014). Pollen and ancient DNA provide conservation baselines for offshore islands in New Zealand. Conservation Biology 28: 202–212.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM (2014). Late Quaternary terrestrial vertebrate coprolites from New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 98: 33–44.

Wood  JR, Mitchell KJ, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJD, Fidler AE, Wilmshurst JM, Llamas B,  Cooper A (2014). An extinct nestorid parrot (Aves, Psittaciformes, Nestoridae) from the Chatham Islands, New Zealand. Zoological Journal of the Linnean  Society 172: 185–199.


Heenan  PB, McGlone MS (2013). Evolution of New Zealand alpine and open-habitat plant  species during the late Cenozoic. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 37: 105–113.

McWethy  DB, Higuera PE, Whitlock C, Veblen TT, Bowman D, Cary GJ, Haberle SG, Keane RE,  Maxwell BD, McGlone MS, Perry GLW, Wilmshurst JM, Holz A, Tepley AJ (2013). A  conceptual framework for predicting temperate ecosystem sensitivity to  human-impacts on fire regimes. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 900–912.

Newnham  R, McGlone M, Moar N, Wilmshurst JM, Vandergoes M (2013). The vegetation cover of  New Zealand at the last glacial maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews 74: 202–214.

Rawlence  NJ, Wood JR, Scofield RP, Fraser C, Tennyson AJD (2013). Soft-tissue specimens  from pre-European extinct birds of New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of  New Zealand 43: 154–181.

Sikes  EL, Medeiros PM, Augustinus P, Wilmshurst JM, Freeman K (2013). Seasonal  variations in aridity and temperature characterize changing climate during the  last deglaciation in New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 74: 245–256.

Vandergoes  MJ, Hogg AG, Lowe DJ, Newnham RM, Denton GH, Southon J, Barrell DJA, Wilson  CJN, McGlone MS, Allan ASR, Almond PC, Petchey F, Dabell K, Dieffenbacher-Krall  AC, Blaauw M (2013). A revised age for the Kawakawa/Oruanui tephra, a key marker  for the Last Glacial Maximum in New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 74: 195–201.

Wood  JR (2013). New Zealand, 500 years ago. In: MacLeod N ed. Grzimek’s animal life  encyclopedia: extinction. Farmington Hills, MI, USA, Gale Group. Pp. 595–604.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM (2013). Accumulation rates or percentages? How to quantify Sporormiella and other coprophilous  fungal spores to detect late Quaternary megafaunal extinctions. Quaternary  Science Reviews 77: 1–3.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM (2013). The age of North Island giant moa (Dinornis novaezealandiae) bones found on  the forest floor in the Ruahine Range. Journal of the Royal Society of New  Zealand 43: 250–255.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM (2013). Pollen analysis of coprolites reveals dietary details  of heavy-footed moa (Pachyornis  elephantopus) and coastal moa (Euryapteryx  curtus) from Central Otago. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 37: 151–155.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM, Richardson SJ, Rawlence NJ, Wagstaff SJ, Worthy TH, Cooper A  (2013). Resolving lost herbivore community structure using coprolites of four  sympatric moa species (Aves: Dinornithiformes). Proceedings of the National  Academy of Sciences (USA) 110: 16910–16915.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM, Rawlence NJ, Bonner KI, Worthy TH, Kinsella JM, Cooper A  (2013). A megafauna’s microfauna: gastrointestinal parasites of New Zealand’s  extinct moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes). PLoS ONE 8: e57315.


Harsch  MA, Buxton R, Duncan RP, Hulme PE, Wardle P, Wilmshurst JM 2012. Causes of  treeline stability: stem growth, recruitment and mortality rates over 15 years  at New Zealand Nothofagus treelines.  Journal of Biogeography 39: 2061–2071.

McGlone  MS, Wood JR, Bartlein PJ 2012. Environmental change in the temperate forested  regions. In: Matthews JA ed. The Sage handbook of environmental change. London,  Sage. Pp. 188–214.

Newnham  R, Vandergoes M, Sikes E, Carter L, Wilmshurst JM, Lowe D, McGlone M, Sandiford  A 2012. Does the bipolar seesaw extend to the terrestrial southern  mid-latitudes? Quaternary Science Reviews 36: 214–222.

Perry  G, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS, Napier A 2012. Reconstructing spatial  vulnerability to forest loss by fire in prehistoric New Zealand. Global Ecology  and Biogeography 21: 1029–1041.

Perry  G, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS, McWethy D, Whitlock C 2012. Explaining  fire-driven landscape transformation during the initial burning period of New  Zealand’s prehistory. Global Change Biology 18: 1609–1621.

Rawlence  NJ, Metcalf J, Wood JR, Worthy TH, Austin JJ, Cooper A 2012. The effect of  climate and environmental change on the megafaunal moa of New Zealand in the  absence of humans. Quaternary Science Reviews 50: 141–153.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM 2012. Wetland soil moisture complicates the use of Sporormiella to trace past herbivore  populations. Journal of Quaternary Science 27: 254–259.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM, Holzapfel AS, Worthy TH, Cooper A 2012. A lost link between  a flightless parrot and a parasitic plant and the potential role of coprolites  in conservation paleoecology. Conservation Biology 26: 1091–1099.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM, Wagstaff SJ, Worthy TH, Rawlence NJ, Cooper A 2012. High-resolution  coproecology: using coprolites to reconstruct the habits and habitats of New  Zealand's extinct upland moa (Megalapteryx  didinus). PLoS ONE 7: e40025.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM, Worthy TH, Cooper A 2012. First coprolite evidence for the  diet of little bush moa (Anomalopteryx  didiformis); an extinct forest ratite from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal  of Ecology 36: 164–170.


McGlone  MS, Hall GMJ, Wilmshurst JM 2011. Seasonality in the early Holocene: extending  fossil-based estimates with a forest ecosystem process model. The Holocene 21:  523–532.

Moar  NT, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS 2011. Standardising names applied to pollen and  spores in Quaternary New Zealand palynology. New Zealand Journal of Botany 49:  201–229.

Rawlence  NJ, Scofield RP, Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM, Moar NT, Worthy TH 2011. New  palaeontological data from the excavation of the Late Glacial Glencrieff miring  bone deposit, North Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal  Society of New Zealand 41: 217–236.

Rieth  T, Hunt TL, Lipo C, Wilmshurst JM 2011 The thirteenth century Polynesian  colonisation of Hawai'i Island. Journal of Archaeological Science 38: 2740–2749.

Wilmshurst  JM, Hunt T, Lipo C, Anderson A 2011. High precision radiocarbon dating shows  recent and rapid initial human colonization of East Polynesia. Proceedings of  the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 108: 1815–1820.

Wilmshurst  JM, Hunt T, Lipo C, Anderson A 2011. Reply to Mulrooney et al: Accepting lower  precision radiocarbon dates results in longer colonization chronologies. Proceedings  of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 108: E195.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM, Rawlence NJ 2011. Radiocarbon-dated faunal remains correlate  very large rock avalanche deposit with prehistoric Alpine fault rupture. New  Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 54: 431–434.

Wood  JR, Wilmshurst JM, Worthy TH, Cooper A 2011. Sporormiella as a proxy for non-mammalian herbivores in island  ecosystems. Quaternary Science Reviews 30: 915–920.


Bellingham  PJ, Towns DR, Cameron EK, Davis JJ, Wardle DA, Wilmshurst JM, Mulder CPH 2010.  New Zealand island restoration: seabirds, predators, and the importance of  history. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 34: 115–136.

Duncan  RP, Fenwick P, Palmer JG, McGlone MS, Turney CSM 2010. Non-uniform  interhemispheric temperature trends over the past 550 years. Climate Dynamics  35: 1429–1438.

Forsyth  DM, Wilmshurst JM, Allen RB, Coomes DA 2010. Impacts of introduced deer and  extinct moa on New Zealand ecosystems. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 34: 48–65.

Lee  WG, Wood JR, Rogers GM 2010. The legacy of avian dominated plant–herbivore  systems in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 34: 28–47.

McGlone  MS, Richardson SJ, Jordan GJ 2010. Comparative biogeography of New Zealand  trees: species richness, height, leaf traits and range sizes. New Zealand  Journal of Ecology 34: 137–151.

McGlone  MS, Turney CSM, Wilmshurst JM, Renwick R, Pahnke K 2010. Divergent trends in  land and ocean temperature in the Southern Ocean over the past 18,000 years.  Nature Geoscience 3: 622–626.

McWethy  DB, Whitlock C, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS, Fromont M, Li X, Dieffenbacher-Krall  A, Hobbs WO, Fritz S, Cook ER 2010. Rapid landscape transformation in South  Island, New Zealand following initial Polynesian settlement. Proceedings of the  National Academy of Sciences (USA) 107: 21343–21348.

Richardson  SJ, Peltzer DA, Allen RB, McGlone MS 2010. Declining soil fertility does not  increase leaf lifespan within species: evidence from the Franz Josef  chronosequence, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 34: 306–310.


Crisp  MD, Arroyo MTK, Cook LG, Gandolfo MA, Jordan GJ, McGlone MS, Weston PH, Westoby  M, Wilf P, Linder HP 2009. Phylogenetic biome conservatism on a global scale.  Nature 458: 754–U90.

Harsch  MS, Hulme PE, McGlone MS, Duncan RP 2009. Are treelines advancing? A global  meta-analysis of treeline response to climate warming. Ecology Letters 12: 1040-1049.

McGlone  MS 2009. Postglacial history of New Zealand wetlands and implications for their  conservation. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 33: 1–23.

McWethy  DB, Whitlock C, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS, Li X 2009. Rapid deforestation of  South Island, New Zealand by early Polynesian fires. The Holocene 19: 883–897.

Prebble  M, Wilmshurst JM 2009. Detecting the initial impact of humans and introduced  species on island environments in Remote Oceania using palaeoecology.  Biological Invasions 11: 1529–1556.

Rawlence  NJ, Wood JR, Armstrong KN, Cooper A 2009. DNA content and distribution in  ancient feathers and potential to reconstruct the plumage of extinct avian taxa.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 1672: 3395–3402.

Walker  S, Cieraad E, Monks A, Burrows L, Wood J, Price R, Rogers G, Lee W 2009.  Long-term dynamics and rehabilitation of woody ecosystems in dryland South  Island, New Zealand. In: Hobbs RJ, Suding KN eds New models for ecosystem  dynamics and restoration. Island Press, Washington, DC. Pp. 99–111.

Wood  JR 2009. Two Late Quaternary avifaunal assemblages from the Dunback region,  eastern Otago, South Island, New Zealand. Notornis 56: 154–157.


Lee  D, Kennedy L, Bannister J, Wood J 2008. Palaeogardens – New Zealand’s fossil  plants. In: Graham I ed. A continent on the move. Geological Society of New  Zealand. Pp. 240–243.

Power  MJ … Wilmshurst JM ... (83 authors) 2008. Changes in fire regimes since the  Last Glacial Maximum: an assessment based on a global synthesis and analysis of  charcoal data. Climate Dynamics 30: 887–907

Wilmshurst  JM, Anderson AJ, Higham TFG, Worthy TH 2008. Dating the late prehistoric  dispersal of Polynesians to New Zealand using the commensal Pacific rat.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 105: 7676–7680.

Wood  JR 2008. Moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes) nesting material from the semi-arid  interior of South Island, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New  Zealand 38: 115–129.

Wood  JR, Briden S 2008. South Georgian diving petrel (Pelecanoides georgicus) bones from a Maori midden, Sandfly Bay,  Otago Peninsula. Notornis 54: 45–46.

Wood  JR, Walker S 2008. Macrofossil evidence for pre-settlement vegetation of  Central Otago's basin floors and gorges. New Zealand Journal of Botany 46: 239–255.

Wood  JR, Rawlence NJ, Rogers GM, Worthy TH, Austin JJ, Cooper A 2008. Coprolite  deposits reveal the diet and ecology of New Zealand's extinct megaherbivore  moas (Aves: Dinornithiformes). Quaternary Science Reviews 27: 2593–2602.

Wood  JR, Worthy TH, Rawlence NJ, Jones SM, Read SE 2008. A deposition mechanism for  Holocene miring bone deposits, South Island, New Zealand. Journal of Taphonomy  6: 1–20.


Alloway  BV, Lowe DJ, Barrell DJA, Newnham RM, Almond PC, Augustinus PC, Bertler NAN,  Carter L, Litchfield NJ, McGlone MS, Shulmeister J, Vandergoes MJ, Williams PW  and members of NZ INTIMATE project 2007. Towards a climate event stratigraphy  for New Zealand over the past 30 000 years (NZ-INTIMATE project). Journal of  Quaternary Science 22: 9–35.

McGlone  MS, Wilmshurst JM, Meurk CD 2007. Climate, fire, farming and the recent  vegetation history of subantarctic Campbell Island. Earth and Environmental Science  Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 98: 71–84.

Turney  CSM, Roberts RG, de Jonge N, Prior C, Wilmshurst JM, McGlone MS, Cooper J 2007.  Redating the advance of the New Zealand Franz Josef Glacier during the Last  Termination: evidence for asynchronous climate change. Journal of Quaternary  Science 26: 3037–3042

Wilmshurst  JM, McGlone MS, Leathwick JR, Newnham RM 2007. A pre-deforestation  pollen-climate calibration model for New Zealand and quantitative temperature  reconstructions for the past 18,000 yrs B.P. Journal of Quaternary Science 22:  535–547.

Wood  JR 2007. Moa gizzard content analyses: further information on the diet of Dinornis robustus and Emeus crassus, and the first evidence  for the diet of Pachyornis elephantopus (Aves: Dinornithiformes). Records of the Canterbury Museum 21: 27–39.


Hall  GMJ, McGlone MS 2006. Potential forest cover of New Zealand as determined by an  ecosystem process model. New Zealand Journal of Botany 44: 211–232.

Turney  CSM, Kershaw AP, Lowe JJ, van der Kaars S, Johnston R, Rule S, Moss P, Radke L,  Tibby J, McGlone MS, Wilmshurst JM, Vandergoes MJ, Fitzsimons SJ, Bryant C,  James S, Branch NP, Cowley J, Kalin RM, Ogle N, Jacobsen G, Fifield LK 2006.  Climatic variability in the southwest Pacific during the Last Termination (20–10  ka BP). Quaternary Science Reviews 25: 886–903.

Wood  JR 2006. Subfossil kakapo (Strigops habroptilus) remains from near Gibraltar  Rock, Cromwell Gorge, Central Otago, New Zealand. Notornis 53: 191–193.


Bestic  KL, Duncan RP, McGlone MS, Wilmshurst JM, Meurk CD 2005. Population age  structure and recent Dracophyllum spread on subantarctic Campbell Island. New  Zealand Journal of Ecology 29: 291–297.

McGlone  MS 2005. Goodbye Gondwana. Journal of Biogeography 32: 739–740.

McGlone  MS, Wilmshurst JM, Leach HM 2005. An ecological and historical review of  bracken (Pteridium esculentum) in New Zealand, and its cultural significance.  New Zealand Journal of Ecology 29: 165–184.

Richardson  SJ, Peltzer DA, Allen RB, McGlone MS 2005. Resorption proficiency along a  chronosequence: Responses among communities and within species. Ecology 86: 20–25.

Wilmshurst  JM, McGlone MS 2005a. Corroded pollen and spores as indicators of changing lake  sediment sources and catchment disturbance. Journal of Paleolimnology 34: 503–517.

Wilmshurst  JM, McGlone MS 2005b. Origin of pollen and spores in surface lake sediments:  comparison of modern palynomorph assemblages in moss cushions, surface soils  and surface lake sediments. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 136: 1–15.


McGlone  MS, Turney CSM, Wilmshurst JM 2004. Late Glacial and Holocene vegetation and  climatic history of the Cass Basin, central South Island, New Zealand.  Quaternary Research 62: 267–279.

McGlone  MS, Duncan RJ, Hall GMJ, Allen RB 2004. Winter leaf loss in the New Zealand  woody flora. New Zealand Journal of Botany 42: 1–19.

Newnham  RM, Lowe DJ, Green JD, Turner GM, Harper MA, McGlone MS, Stout SL, Horie S,  Froggat PC 2004. A discontinuous ca. 80 ka record of late quaternary  environmental change from Lake Ornapere, Northland, New Zealand.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 207: 165–198.

Richardson  SJ, Peltzer DA, Allen RB, McGlone MS, Parfitt RL 2004. Rapid development of  phosphorus limitation in temperate rainforest along the Franz Josef soil  chronosequence. Oecologia 139: 267–276.

Schulmeister  J, Goodwin I, Renwick J, Harle K, Armand L, McGlone MS, Cook E, Dodson J, Hesse  PP, Mayewski P, Curran M 2004. The Southern Hemisphere westerlies in the  Australasian sector over the last glacial cycle: a synthesis. Quaternary  International 118: 23–53.

Wilmshurst  JM, Higham TFG 2004. Using rat gnawed seeds to independently date the arrival  of Pacific rats and humans to New Zealand. The Holocene 14: 801–806.

Wilmshurst  JM, Higham TFG, Allen H, Johns D, Phillips C 2004. Early Maori settlement  impacts in northern coastal Taranaki, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of  Ecology 28: 1–13.

Wilmshurst  JM, Bestic KL, Meurk CD, McGlone MS (2004) Recent spread of Dracophyllum scrub  on subantarctic Campbell Island, New Zealand: climatic or anthropogenic  origins? Journal of Biogeography 31: 401–413.


Moar  NT, Wilmshurst JM 2003. A key to the Cyperaceae pollen of New Zealand. New  Zealand Journal of Botany 41: 325–334.

Turney  CSM, McGlone MS, Wilmshurst JM 2003. Asynchronous climate change between New  Zealand and the Northern Atlantic during the last deglaciation. Geology 31: 223–226.

Wilmshurst  JM 2003. Establishing long-term changes in takahe winter feeding grounds in  Fiordland using pollen analysis. Science in Conservation 228. Wellington, Department  of Conservation. 25 p.

Wilmshurst  JM, Wiser SK, Charman DJ 2003. Reconstructing Holocene water tables using  testate amoebae: differential preservation of tests and implications for the  use of transfer functions. The Holocene 13: 61–72.


McGlone  MS 2002a. A Holocene and latest Pleistocene pollen record from Lake Poukawa,  Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Global and Planetary Change 33: 283–299.

McGlone  MS 2002b. The late quaternary peat, vegetation and climate history of the  southern oceanic islands of New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 21: 683–707.

Swales  A, Williamson RB, Van Dam LF, Stroud MJ, McGlone MS 2002. Reconstruction of  urban stormwater contamination of an estuary using catchment history and  sediment profile dating. Estuaries 25: 43–56.

Wilmshurst  JM, McGlone MS, Charman DJ 2002. Holocene vegetation and climate change in  southern New Zealand: linkages between forest composition and quantitative  surface moisture reconstructions from an ombrogenous bog. Journal of Quaternary  Science 17: 653–666.


Hall  GMJ, McGone MS 2001. Forest reconstruction and past climatic estimates for a  deforested region of south-eastern New Zealand. Landscape Ecology 16: 501–521.

McGlone  MS 2001a. A late Quaternary pollen record from marine core P69, southeastern  North Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 44: 69–77.

McGlone  MS 2001b. The origin of the indigenous grasslands of southeastern South Island  in relation to pre-human woody ecosystems. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 25(1):  1–15.


McGlone  MS, Meurk CD 2000. Modern pollen rain, subantarctic Campbell Island, New  Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 24: 181–194.

McGlone  MS, Wilmshurst JM, Wiser SK 2000. Late-glacial and Holocene vegetation and  climate change on Auckland Island, subantarctic New Zealand. The Holocene 10:  719–728.


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