Neil James Cherry ONZM (29 September 1946 – 24 May 2003) was a New Zealand environmental scientist.

Neil James Cherry ONZM (29 September 1946 – 24 May 2003) was a New Zealand environmental scientist.

Dr Cherry specialised most recently in the effects of electromagnetic radiation on human health, following his earlier work in meteorology and wind energy. He was also a Councillor on the Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury), and was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2002 New Year Honours for service to science, education and the community. He was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2001 and became increasingly immobile until his death in 2003.  (Wikipedia)

Below are links to a series of pages which contain the life story of Dr Neil Cherry

Part 1 – Formative Influences
Part 2 – University studies, marriage and fatherhood
Part 3 – Widening horizons
Part 4 –Teaching and the development of successful teaching methods
Part 5 –Labour candidate for national elections in 1986
Part 6 –Neil and Gae work to promote peace and justice
Part 7 –Involvement with the media
Part 8 –Expanding sphere of work includes the wind survey of the world
Part 9 –Neil starts research on health effects of electromagnetic radiation
Part 10 –Working for a better world – as a politician, a scientist and in the anti-nuclear movement
Part 11 – Reducing exposure to electromagnetic radiation in homes and improving air quality in Christchurch
Part 12- Wind energy and Windflow
Part 13 –A bitter-sweet time
Part 14 –Travel an integral part of Neil’s life and career
Part 15 –The last months – October 2002 to May 2003