Exhibition opening – Sunday Star Times (Feb 2015)
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TV3 News Clip
– from Canterbury Museum Exhibition (Jan 2015)
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Selling the Dream Exhibition
– review on Scoop (9 Dec 2014)
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More than a Writers Festival
Design Assembly
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Infectious enthusiasm – Janet McAllister in The Herald on Peter Alsop’s talk at the Auckland Writers Festival (18 May 2014)
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Helping fill NZ’s sparse design history
– Mention in Undesigning history by Christopher Thompson (April 2014)
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Early promotion of New Zealand – Richard Wolfe (book essayist) on Radio NZ (29 Sept 2013)
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Bathed in splendour, Review by Aaron Blaker on The Booksellers NZ Blog

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Finalist in the NZ Post 2013 Book Awards, yee-hah

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Wonderful tome, Blog by Gary Buchanan (May 2013)

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Wanderlust, Review by David Eggleton on Landfall (April 2013)

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Immersive and compelling, Review by Jenah Shaw in FishHead (December 2012 – jpg)

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Critically acclaimed by arts community – Ad for Art+Object catalogue (Jan 2013)

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A creditable gallery of colourful invitations – Review by Lisa Truttman in NZ Legacy (Vol 25. No.1, 2013)

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Impressive talent and sophistication – Review in Air New Zealand’s Kia Ora in-flight magazine (Jan 2013)

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Early days of Queenstown tourism promo by Frank Marvin on Mountain Scene (10 Jan 2013)

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Astounding and aesthetically gobsmacking – Book review by Hazel Phillips in idealog (Jan/Feb 2013)

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These pictures could easily hang in any major art gallery – Book review in homestyle (Dec/Jan 2013)

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Exquisite book by Caroline Botting on Gorgeousity (15 Dec 2012)

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Ambitiously scaled book as much about art as promotion of NZ by Ron Brownson on Outpost (Auckland Art Gallery blog – 18 Dec 2012)

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The Herald’s best books list by Linda Herrick in The Herald (6 Dec 2012)

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A colourful voyage through the tourism history of NZRotorua Daily Post (8 Dec 2012 – jpg)

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Listener 2012 Top 100 Books by Guy Somerset in The Listener (3 Dec 2012)

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NZ and the origins of tourism branding by Foster on CitizenFable (5 Nov 2012)

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The story of how NZ first took on the world – Overview quoting publisher Robbie Burton on Beatties Book Blog (5 Nov 2012)

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The essential sourcebook on early NZ tourism publicity – Review by Antony Ellis on New Zealand Art Print News (15 Nov 2012)

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Stunning full-page images are the highlight – Review by Bob Maysmor (Pataka) in Museums Aotearoa Quarterly (Nov 2012 – jpg)

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Book review by Puke Ariki (New Plymouth District Council)

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The country we dream of by TJ McNamara in The New Zealand Herald (26 Oct 2012)

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Exquisitely produced book but too many images? By Vic Evans in The Nelson Mail (20 Oct 2012 -pdf)

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Definitive book on the subject – Review by Smiths Bookshop

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One of my all-time favourite books by Peta Stavelli (book review) in Motorhomes, Caravans & Destinations (Oct 2012 – jpg)

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Review on Adventures of the Coffee Bar Kid (16 Oct)

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Dream time – Review by Jim and Mary Barr on Over the Net and Under the Table (16 Oct 2012)

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Review by New Zealand Showcase Ltd (25 Sept 2012)

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Large, spectacular, beautifully designed book by Bookman Beattie on Beattie’s Book Blog (see footnote, 19 Oct 2012)

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A treasure to behold by Louise Kellerman on design assembly (19 Oct 2012)

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Book of the day by Colin Monteath (www.hedgehoghouse.com)

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Prime Minister launches Selling the Dream by TRC Tourism (16 Oct 2012)

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Selling the Dream highlights industry’s history, art and innovation by Nigel Coventry in Inside Tourism (18 Oct 2012 – pdf)

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Review on Adventures of the Coffee Bar Kid (16 Oct)

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Peter Alsop on Selling the Dream – Opinion piece in the Rotorua Daily Post (Oct 2012)

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Radio NZ Interview – Peter Alsop & Warren Feeney on Arts on Sunday (14 Oct) MP3 file

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Power of the Poster by Ann Packer in Dominion Post Your Weekend (13 Oct – pdf)

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Chasing the Dream by Chris Moore in Christchurch Press Go (12 Oct)

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Poster boys for Modernism by Guy Somerset in New Zealand Listener (6-12 October 2012 – pdf)

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Taking on the world with travel posters by Peter Alsop on Scoop Independent News (1 Oct 2012)

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New Dreamland by Jeremy Hansen in HOME magazine (Oct 2012)

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Selling Maoriland by Mark Derby in Mana magazine (Oct-Nov 2012 – pdf)

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Musing on Maoriland by Richard Wolfe in North & South magazine (Oct 2012 – pdf)

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Book a Celebration of NZ Tourism Art by Matthew Martin in the Rotorua Daily Post (pdf)

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Publicising Peaks by Lee Davidson in NZ Geographic (pdf)

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New book on the art of early tourism by Adrian Hart on Zeroland

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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants by Dave Bamford in Tourism Business Magazine (pdf)

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Selling the NZ Tourism Dream by Brian Sweeney on nzedge.com

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Selling the Dream: The Art of Early New Zealand Tourism by Peter Alsop on publicaddress

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100% Pure Dream Selling: the Art of Brand New Zealand by Peter Alsop on StopPress

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Brand New: Marketing Early New Zealand Tourism by Peter Alsop in Idealog

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