Alison Sutherland

Hi,
I am Alison Sutherland, nee Hartley, the author of No Ordinary Goat. I studied education at Victoria University, Wellington. Training as a secondary school teacher, I taught at various schools in the Wellington to Wairarapa region, ranging from a private girls’ college to a residential school for young offenders.

Seeing a connection between youth offending and school behavioural issues, I gained a PhD in 2006 focusing on the school experience of young offenders. I now live on a small farm in Masterton which is where I found my interest
in the Arapawa Goat.

Alison‘s Book Store

No Ordinary Goat Review

Alison has written a very niche but interesting history book about Arapawa goats. With a limited print run of 100 copies I would encourage collectors to get in touch with her to add it to your bookshelf …

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No Ordinary Goat Review

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this lavishly illustrated book. The author, a member of the Captain Cook Society, has provided a detailed history of Cook’s goats and their subsequent population of …

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