Benjamin Kingsbury

Books
May 5, 2020

The cruelty – and small kindnesses – of quarantine 100 years ago

Remembering New Zealand's leprosy colony and the men confined there.

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Books
Oct 7, 2019

He is unclean; he shall dwell alone: A sad and startling story of leprosy in NZ

An extract from Benjamin Kingsbury's The Dark Island, about the history of the leprosy patient colony on Quail Island, in Lyttelton Harbour.

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