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Monday, August 17, 2009

Alistair Te Ariki Campbell ONZM 1925-2009




Alistair Te Ariki Campbell died aged 84. Campbell also wrote plays, radio drama and novels.

One of New Zealand's leading poets, Campbell was born in the Cook Islands on 25 June 1925. His mother died from tuberculosis in 1932, and after his father died in 1933 he and his siblings were moved to New Zealand.

More, with links, at http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Literature/People/C/CampbellAlistair/
A couple of poems at http://burning-moon.blogspot.com/2007/03/poems-by-alistair-te-ariki-campbell.html

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