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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography

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Christine Hunt Daniell

Christine is best known for her four oral history books:  Something In The Hills, Speaking A Silence, I’m 95 - Any Objection? and the Wairarapa-based book,  Just An Orange For Christmas.

But during the first lockdown in 2020 she launched into publishing stories and poems for children

(pity about sorting the garden and clearing out cupboards!) Some were new creations, some re-vamped versions of poems and stories for the School Journals and children's television. Chris considers these, and some of her poems for adults, definitely some of her best work.