Many thanks to the following for giving permission to reproduce articles that have appeared in their publications:
Addison Wesley Longman
New Zealand Books.
The New Zealand Book Council website - www.bookcouncil.org.nz
NZ Listener. www.listener.co.nz
North & South
The Otago Daily Times. www.odt.co.nz
The Press. www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/thepress/
The Sunday Star Times
Special thanks also to:
Grahame Sydney for permission to include a selection of his paintings. www.grahamesydney.com
Random House New Zealand Ltd for permission to include these short stories
The English teaching staff at Christ's College staff, especially Michael O'Brien, and also Paul Rodley
Neil Wilson, my tutor at T Coll
Lastly, to Owen Marshall, without whom ....