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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography


Paul Diamond

Paul (Ngāti Hauā, Te Rarawa and Ngāpuhi) was appointed as Curator, Māori at the Alexander Turnbull Library in 2011. He is the author of three books and has also worked as an oral historian and broadcaster. In 2017 Paul was awarded Creative New Zealand's Berlin Writer's Residency to complete a book about Charles Mackay, a mayor of Whanganui who was killed in Berlin in 1929. This is to be published by Massey University Press in 2022.

Photo credit: Mark Beatty

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