New Zealand writers

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Renée – 2005

Renée (1929-) Feminist dramatist and fiction writer Renée was born in Napier, and is of Ngati Kahungunu and Irish-English-Scots ancestry. After leaving school at 12,

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Peter Wells – 2002

Peter Wells (1950-2019) won the New Zealand and Reed awards for fiction with his first short story collection, Dangerous Desires (1991). Wells’ second collection, The Duration of

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