Bub Bridger

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Noeline Edith "Bub" Bridger (15 July 1924 – 8 December 2009) was a poet and short story writer,[1] who often performed her own work and drew inspiration from her Maori, Irish and English ancestry. Her writing was largely anthologized and she published several book-length collections of poetry, including Up Here on the Hill (1989) and Wild Daises: The Best of Bub Bridger. Her writing is known for ts comedic energy and its idiosyncratic instances of fantasy. She was a well-known performer who acted on stage, and she also wrote for television and broadcast radio.


  1. ^ "Writer Bub Bridger dies at 85". Radio New Zealand. 8 December 2009. Retrieved 22 September 2011.

Wendt, Albert, Reina Whaitiri, and Robert Sullivan. Maori Ola: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English. Auckland: Auckland UP, 2010. Print.

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