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Olga Sansom wrote about her areas of interest in radio broadcasts, book reviews, published books and articles and in answering the many inquiries that came to her.

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Dates covered: 1686 - 1991     

James Herries Beattie (known as Herries) was born in Gore in 1881, the son of Scots immigrants James Beattie and Mary Roden, who arrived in Otago in 1862.

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Dates covered: 1848 - 1970     

Ruth Dallas was a poet and children's writer. She was born Ruth Mumford in Invercargill on 29 September 1919 and received her secondary education at Southland Technical College.

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Dates covered: Circa 1480 - 2008     

Roger Hall is one of the most successful playwrights of his generation. Born in Essex, his family moved to New Zealand in 1958.

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Dates covered: 1849 - 2005     

Peter Hooper was born Hedley Colwill Hooper in London, the son of an Englishwoman and a New Zealand Gallipoli veteran. He became a New Zealand author, writing poetry, short stories and novels.

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Dates covered: 1937 - 1991     

Rodney Kennedy was born in Dunedin in 1909. In 1926 he enrolled as a student at the Dunedin School of Art.

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Dates covered: 1935 - 1976     

Elsie Locke was a children's writer, historian, poet and activist with a number of peace, environmental and women's rights organisations.

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Dates covered: 1847 - 1979     

Dorothea Mary Beyda Mason (nee Mould) married Ronald Allison Kells Mason, the poet and socialist, in 1962. They remained in Dunedin until 1965, when they returned to Auckland, living in Takapuna.

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Dates covered: 1795 - 1982     

Jean McCormack was born at Birkenhead, Auckland, in 1925 and educated at Takapuna Grammar School.

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Dates covered: 1847 - 2006     

Osman Edward (Ted) Middleton, a New Zealand writer, was born in Christchurch in 1925.

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Dates covered: 1949 - 1975     

Janet Frame first met Mildred Surry, a librarian, in 1958. She rented a room in Kentish Town with three other women, one of whom was Mildred. They remained friends and kept contact.

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Dates covered: 1958 - 1993     

James Hector Sutherland was born in Te Puke in 1925. He began writing in 1945 and 'Driftwood and other stories' was his first collection, published by himself.

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Dates covered: Circa 1973 - 1994     

Born in Dunedin, Brian Turner is a poet and author with diverse interests. He has written articles for newspapers, television scripts, plays, short fiction, and given radio talks.

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Dates covered: 1969 - 1998     
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