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New Zealand Honour recipient

Dr Allen Curnow, ONZ, CBE (1986)

Appointment date:
Tuesday, 6 Feb 1990
Appointment notes:
Additional Member appointed to mark The Queen’s Visit to New Zealand and the 1990 Commemorations 6 February 1990

Born 1911. Poet, critic and dramatist. On the staff of the English Department of Auckland University 1951-76. Author of over 18 volumes of poems. In 1989 received The Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.

Citation prepared 1990

Deceased: 
Sunday, 23 September 2001

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