Writing Wellington: Twenty Years of Victoria University Writing Fellows
Alistair Te Ariki Campbell (b. 1925) has a long association with Victoria University throughout his career as a poet, playwright, novelist and autobiographer. He was a student when Mine Eyes Dazzle achieved early success in 1950, and his most recent volume of new poems, Death and the 'Tagua', was published in a fine-print edition by the University's Wai-te-ata Press in 1996. Other significant titles include Wild Honey (1964), The Dark Lord of Savaiki (1980) and Pocket Collected Poems (1996). He was awarded an Honorary DLitt in Victoria University's Centennial Year, 1999.