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Elsie Locke


Elsie Locke was born in 1912, in Hamilton she passed away in 2001. She has been described as a peace campaigner, environmentalist, novelist, historian, community worker and national treasure. Elsie was also a feminist and socialist who campaigned against nuclear weapons and wrote more than 20 books, including a number of historical novels for children and several social histories of NZ.

Works by Elsie Locke
The Runaway Settlers A Canoe In The Mist
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