Dr George Gibbs
Dr George Gibbs is a retired university teacher with a passion for New Zealand’s natural history. From a background of entomology, forged by his grandfather, GV Hudson, and fostered by his parents with their recreational interests in the mountains, George has pursued a career researching butterflies, moths, weta and, in particular, the evolutionary background of our fauna and flora. George is a graduate of Victoria University with a PhD from Sydney University. He has published numerous scientific papers and is the author of four previous books on New Zealand insects. He is a Senior Research Associate at Victoria University.