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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography


Des O'Leary

Des was born and grew up in Greymouth on the West Coast. He has lived and taught at high schools in Fiji, Bay of Plenty, Northland and for several years in South Auckland. His stories are drawn from his experiences with the students, colleagues, and families he got to know and value - and news items.

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