Interview with Author; Regina de Wolf- Ngarimu

Tell me a bit about yourself….

I am Maori, was born on the East Coast, grew up in the Bay of Plenty,

lived overseas for almost 30 years and now live in Turanganui-a-


What genre/s do you write in?

Fiction. Modern & contemporary, commercial, particularly Women’s

fiction in the Spirit Voyager series.

How long have you been writing?

Pretty much my whole life.

Do you have any published books or articles? Tell me a bit about

these and what publishing route you took.

I only just started to take my writing seriously a couple of years ago.

Last year I had two publications, my debut novel Guardians of the

Ancestors (GOTA) and short story Crushed Violet in anthology Kaituhi

Rawhiti – A Celebration of East Coast Writers. There was a poster up

in Treble Court on my way to the hairdresser's so I took a photo of it.

One day I decided to submit a story and wrote Crushed Violet. I