Kirsten McKenzie

Kirsten McKenzie works at her family's antique store in Mt Eden. She is the author of the highly praised novel Fifteen Postcards, and her second book, The Last Letter, is due in November. She was born in Auckland in 1974.

Sports
Sep 8, 2016

An Olympic achievement – why Rio is ideal for the Paralympics

The opening ceremony for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games is today. Kirsten McKenzie was there for the Olympic Games and argues that Rio was not only safer than expected, it was far more inclusive than most major cities.

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Books
Oct 20, 2015

Books: A Problem Called Chrissie Hynde

What to make of Chrissie Hynde's comments about the sexual assault she describes in her new memoir?

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Books
Sep 29, 2015

Books: How to Survive an Armed Robbery with a Gun Pointed at Your Head

Kirsten McKenzie writes about the trauma of an armed hold-up in her antique store on Dominion Road.

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