"Apocalypse 1989"

Title"Apocalypse 1989"
Year for Search1980
AuthorsWilkins, Peter
Secondary TitlePictures of the Future
Pagination31-40
Date Published1980
PublisherMallinson Rendel
Place PublishedWellington, New Zealand
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, Male author
Annotation

Nuclear war with New Zealand left relatively unscathed, although Australia is destroyed. A better society is created that stresses economic independence rather than trade in that initially there was no one left with whom to trade, but some other Southern Hemisphere areas survived and trade with Africa slowly develops. Decentralization and the regeneration of rural life.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Future Contingencies 4: Nuclear Disaster. A Report of the Commission for the Future by a Study Group on Nuclear Disaster (Wellington, New Zealand: Commission for the Future, 1982), 171-79.

Info Notes

The book is composed of five short future scenarios for New Zealand. 

Holding Institutions

ATL, VUW

Full Text

1980 Wilkins, Peter. “Apocalypse 1989.” In Pictures of the Future (Wellington, New Zealand: Mallinson Rendel, 1980), 31-40. Rpt. in Future Contingencies 4: Nuclear Disaster. A Report of the Commission for the Future by a Study Group on Nuclear Disaster (Wellington, New Zealand: Commission for the Future, 1982), 171-79. ATL, VUW

Nuclear war with New Zealand left relatively unscathed, although Australia is destroyed. A better society is created that stresses economic independence rather than trade in that initially there was no one left with whom to trade, but some other Southern Hemisphere areas survived and trade with Africa slowly develops. Decentralization and the regeneration of rural life. The book is composed of five short future scenarios for New Zealand.