Renee is an Otaki author who has written numerous plays and novels. Her memoir These Two Hands was published by Makaro Press in October 2017. Renée was born in 1929 in Napier,

Jan 12, 2020

Renée: Te Tairāwhiti blue

In the final of a special travel writing series, playwright and novelist Renée reflects on the past and ponders the future on a road trip up the East Coast.

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Oct 24, 2017

Memoir: The night she left her husband for another woman

A memoir of the end of a marriage by playwright Renée.

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Sep 14, 2016

The Mervyn Thompson Affair: 'I was both angry and hurt at the way I’d been dumped in it by the women who were responsible for the attack'

All week we revisit the Mervyn Thompson Affair - the strange, powerful 1984 incident when six women abducted an Auckland university lecturer, chained him to a tree in Western Springs, and labelled him a rapist. Today: a memoir by playwright Renee, who became victimised after the attack.

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