Campbell, Alistair Te Ariki, 1925-2009

Rarotongan-born poet, playwright, and novelist, of Rarotongan and European descent. Arrived in New Zealand, aged 8. Attended Otago Boys' High School, Dunedin, and studied at Otago University and Victoria University of Wellington. Resident in Wellington area for most of his adult life.

He published numerous collections of poetry, and several novels and plays.

Campbell received many honours, most notably the New Zealand Book Award for Poetry (1982), the Pacific Islands Artist Award (1998), an Honorary DLitt from Victoria University of Wellington (1999), and a Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement (2005). In 2005 he was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

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Date: 1987 By: Untold Books (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: Eph-E-LITERATURE-1987-01 Description: A long vertical grey poster with lettering and four bees in yellow and black. It announces the publication of issue #6 of the literary magazine "Untold". Th...
Date: 1980 - 1989 By: New Zealand Literary Fund Ref: Eph-C-BOOK-AWARDS-1980s Description: Includes: 1981: New Zealand Book Awards 1981 exhibition. City Art Gallery Victoria Street Wellington, 2-12 July 1981. [Designed by] Patrick Murphy (2 copies)...
Date: [1938-1973] From: Glover, Denis James Matthews, 1912-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0418-038 Description: Identified persons entered under Name; includes poetry sent in by hopeful poets and professional poets; critical piece on Glover by Lauris Edmond, probably f...
Date: 1998-2003 From: King, Michael (Dr), 1945-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-8752-298 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: Aug-Dec 2000 From: King, Michael (Dr), 1945-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-8752-041 Description: Papers re launch of Janet Frame biography; application to be a marriage celebrant; obituaries; preparations to depart on the Fulbright scholarship; other pro...
Date: 1994-1995 From: Wendt, Albert, 1939- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11619-194 Description: Letters kept in chronological sequence. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1955-1980 From: Oliver, William Hosking, 1925- : Literary correspondence and draft poems Ref: MS-Papers-8743-1 Description: Letters, poems and a draft review from a variety of literary personalities Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1977 From: Kidman, Fiona Judith (Dame), 1940- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-4175-026 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1979 By: New Zealand Students Arts Council Ref: Eph-C-POETRY-1979-02 Description: Poster advertising a poetry tour, and showing a photograph of the four poets standing on a country road. Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on pos...
Date: [1945] From: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001 : Papers By: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001; Campbell, Alistair Te Ariki, 1925-2009 Ref: fMS-Papers-2483-025 Description: Publication - Recorded by Kiwi Pacific SLD-67 Variations in title - Elegy for soprano, contralto & strings (title on ms) Contents: The Hollyford Valley -- N...
Date: 1972; undated From: Hunt, Samuel Percival Maitland, 1946-: Collection By: Bottle Press (Paremata, N.Z.) Ref: MS-Papers-12070-538 Description: Collection of printed and published ephemera mostly relating to publications of poetry, including cover designs. Includes: - Sam Hunt - 'Chords & other poems...
Date: 1951 From: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001 : Papers By: Campbell, Alistair Te Ariki, 1925-2009 Ref: fMS-Papers-2483-021 Description: Holograph score of the song cycle, written in black ink. Includes performance markings in pencil in an unidentified hand. Contents: The Hollyford Valley -- ...
Date: [1960s-1980s] From: Hunt, Samuel Percival Maitland, 1946-: Collection By: Bell, Brian Rodney, 1929-2000; Dominion (Newspaper); Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Grace, Shirley, 1949-2000; Higgins, Don, active 1979; Listener (Periodical); Marlborough Express (Newspaper); McGregor, Gillian Dorothy, 1947-; Miller, John Meredith, 1950-; Nelson evening mail (Newspaper); New Zealand herald (Newspaper); Quinn, Kenneth Fleming, 1920-2013; Robinson, Guy, active 1984; Seaward, Neville Stephen, 1913-2005 Ref: PAColl-10488-5 Description: Photographic prints from circa 1960s to 1980s. Some photographers and studios are identified, while most of the photographic prints are unattributed. Includ...
Date: 1970 By: Downstage Theatre Company Ltd Ref: Eph-B-DOWNSTAGE-1970 Description: Includes: The Liong Sie Company presents "Balinese dance drama" with a special guest appearance of Amala Devi. Stage manager Eric Braithwaite; lighting desi...
Date: 1940 - 1969 From: Wellington Chamber Music Society: [Music programmes of quarto size 1940-2015] By: Wellington Chamber Music Society Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-WCMS-1970/1999 Description: Includes: 1973: Annual report and statement of accounts for the year ended 31 December 1972. Robert and Andrea Oliver. Concert at the WCMS' AGM. Tuesday 27 F...
Date: 21 04 1995 - 21 Apr 1995 From: Interviews about Denis Glover by Gordon Ogilvie By: Adcock, Irene, 1908-2001 Ref: OHInt-0576-01 Description: Irene Adcock was interviewed on 21 April 1995. Describes Denis Glover as a reader in the Wellington Poetry Society, his second wife Lyn Cameron, his drinkin...
From: Interviews about Denis Glover by Gordon Ogilvie Ref: OHInt-0576-32 Description: Tributary event about Denis Glover, with readings and commentary on his life and work by Jenny McLeod, James McNeish, OG [Gordon Ogilvie], Alistair Campbell...
Date: 1977-1979 From: Mitchell, June Ellis, 1918-1980:Papers relating to Hone Tuwhare and Helen Brookfield Ref: MS-Papers-11960-1 Description: Contains papers relating to Hone Tuwhare, including copy of 'No ordinary sun' with inscription in Maori to Mitchell and a telegram (5 Mar 1979) and letter (1...
Date: [1995-1997] From: Kidman, Fiona Judith (Dame), 1940- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7118-025 Description: Includes evaluation by Kidman for the NZ Post Writers and Readers season (1997); Back and Forth session, Wellington City Gallery with Alistair Campbell as gu...