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Obituary — Yvonne du Fresne

Yvonne du Fresne 1929-2011 Yvonne du Fresne was one of New Zealand’s finest writers of literary fiction, her work exploring the experiences of this country’s European migrant communities. Born in Takaka in 1929, du Fresne was a second-generation New Zealander

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Finding herself, Heather Murray

Motherland Yvonne du Fresne Penguin, $24.95, ISBN 0 140 26038 2 For a nation which has for so long depended upon a steady stream of new migrants, New Zealand has a very poor record of making them feel welcome. Our attitude

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