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Keri Hulme

Keri Hulme (1947-2021) was born in Christchurch, of Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe and Orkney ancestry on her mother's side, and English on her father's. She identified Moeraki on the Otago East Coast as her turangawaewae-ngakau, and lived for over 30 years in a house she built herself, in Okarito on the West Coast. Keri Hulme's novel the bone people, published by the Spiral Collective in 1984, was the most widely read and influential book of its time in Aotearoa New Zealand, and was published around the...See more