Brian Bargh has a Master of Agricultural Science degree and spent several years working as a water quality scientist and manager, including three years in Papua New Guinea. He has had thirty years’ involvement in environmental and social justice movements and has been a negotiator for the Crown in settling historical grievances Māori hapū and iwi have taken against the Crown. He has also written several reports on grievances for the Waitangi Tribunal. Until recently, he was publishing manager of commercial books for Huia Publishers.
The Struggle for Māori Fishing Rights: Te Ika a Māoriis Brian's first book.