Adrienne Jansen

Adrienne Jansen has written or collaborated on numerous books about migrant experience in New Zealand. A Winston Churchill Fellow in 1990, Adrienne has also published fiction and poetry. She was born in Wellington in 1947.

Jan 31, 2017

'We're thinking a lot about refugees these days': the story of the famous writer who arrived in New Zealand as a refugee and a nobody

Adrienne Jansen tells about the night she was asked to come to her local police station to deal with a refugee picked up on a drink-driving charge.

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