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Sam Hunt

Born at Castor Bay in 1946, SAM HUNT is one of New Zealand's best-known and most celebrated poets. He toured and performed his poems for over 50 years, and has published many collections of his poems, from Between Islands in 1963, to his most recent, Salt River Songs, in 2016. Hunt has received major accolades for his services to poetry, including a QSM, a CNZM and, in 2012, the Prime Minister's Poetry Award.