I am a New Zealand fiction writer, with an interest in writing for children and young adults, as well as for adults.
I was born on 26th July 1960 in Levin, New Zealand. My father, Kurt, was born in Vienna, Austria. My mother, Barbara, was born on Zanzibar Island, East Africa. They met in Otaki, and spent most of their married life in Levin, where my father established a clothing factory. I am the third child of four - with two sisters and one brother.
We were brought up with a strong sense of social justice – something my brother Nicky Hager has built on to become more...
Run For The Trees
Letter to my Sisters